From http://www.wcnc.com, December 10, 2013
A man serving jail time for a separate crime is now accused in a Charlotte man’s murder.
Michael Dortch Washington, 19, has been charged.
Police found the victim, 48-year-old Oren Lamont Reed, dead in his home on Nov. 21 during a welfare check.
CMPD Detectives Discover Victim of Gunshot Wound in Charlotte Home
From http://www.wcnc.com, November 22, 2013
Detectives are conducting a death investigation after police found a body in a Charlotte home Thursday.
A neighbor called police in the afternoon when the victim didn’t answer the door.
Officers responded to the home in the 1100 block of Rocky Ridge Drive and found the person dead of an apparent gunshot wound. Medic pronounced the person dead on scene. The identity has not yet been released.
The Medical Examiner’s office is now looking into the circumstances that led to the death.
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is now searching the neighborhood for any possible witnesses.
Anyone with information should call 704-432-TIPS.