• Suspect identified in Thursday double homicide


    CHARLOTTE - Police identified a suspect after Thursday’s double homicide.

    The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is looking for Gerian Eugene Taylor, 20. He is wanted in the murders of Jeanila Adams Weber and Donald Ray Matthews.

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    Police said Taylor now has close-cropped hair with a design cut on the side.

    Taylor is 5-feet 10 inches tall and weighs 200 pounds.

    He should be considered armed and dangerous.

    Anyone with information on Taylor’s whereabouts should immediately contact the Violent Criminal Apprehension Team at 704- 336-VCAT or call 911.

    The case marks the fifth homicide in Charlotte just one week into 2015. CMPD said four of the five homicides have been caused by gunfire.

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