Man charged after body found inside south Charlotte home

Man charged after body found inside south Charlotte home

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department has charged a man after a body was found early Sunday morning inside a south Charlotte home.

CMPD responded to a domestic disturbance call around 3:30 a.m. at a home on Bon-Rea Drive off Pineville-Matthews Road and found 24-year-old Jonathon Whitlow wrapped in a tarp or rug inside one of the bedrooms.

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According to officials, 21-year-old Andrew Houston was at the home when officers arrived and immediately fled the scene, leading police on a short foot chase before being taken into custody.

Houston has been charged with murder and resisting a public officer.

This is an ongoing investigation. Check back with wsoctv.com for updates.