Man charged in slaying of Charlotte cellphone repair store owner back in NC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The man accused of murdering an east Charlotte business owner will face a judge on Tuesday.

Tyrone Miller will make his first court appearance since being extradited back to Mecklenburg County following his arrest in Texas.

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There are still a lot of questions surrounding Miller’s disappearance after the crime. Police said he targeted FixEr Wireless, a cellphone repair store, in January.

Miller is accused of shooting and killing the store owner, Elchin Khalilov, inside the store on Jan. 14.

Tyrone Miller and Elchin Khalilov

(Miller and Khalilov)

Police told Channel 9 Khalilov had moved to the United States about five years ago to start a new life.

Shortly after the crime, detectives released surveillance video which they said showed Miller walking toward the store on North Sharon Amity Road. The FBI also offered a $15,000 reward.

Last month, Miller was caught in Dallas, Texas. Miller, who has been charged with murder and robbery, was booked overnight into the Mecklenburg County Jail.

Channel 9 will have a crew at Miller’s court appearance. Check back with wsoctv.com for updates on this story.

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