Homicide detectives are investigating a homicide after finding skeletal remains of a human body in a wooded area in northwest Charlotte Monday morning.

The bones were found in the 2200 block of Friendship Village Place, just off Beatties Ford Road, shortly after 10:30 a.m.. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is investigating the case as a homicide, the department said in a statement. 

CMPD is working with the Mecklenburg County Medical Examiner’s Office to identify remains. 

Anyone with information is asked to call 704-432-TIPS to speak with a homicide detective, or contact Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.

Jonathan is a former QCity Metro reporter who covered Charlotte neighborhoods north of uptown. He also reported on education, public safety and health.

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