CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A 26-year-old man has been charged with murder after a woman was found dead in northwest Charlotte Tuesday morning, according to police.
Officers responded around 7 a.m. to Statesville Avenue in reference to an attempt to locate call for service. Upon arrival, they were directed to a wooded area on J. Julian Lane, off of Tuckaseegee Road, where they located a female body who was pronounced dead. The victim has been identified as 30-year-old Miranda Springs, police said.
Through an investigation, officers identified Saafiq Jahquiel Hall as a suspect in the homicide case. Hall was then interviewed by detectives which resulted in him being and transferred to the custody of the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office.
According to police, Hall has been charged with murder, robbery with a dangerous weapon, and first degree kidnapping.
The investigation into this case is active and ongoing.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit detective. The public can also leave information anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.