A routine call for an overdose which turned into a murder investigation early this morning for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police.
CMPD responded to a call in the 300 block of Archdale Drive where they discovered a female unresponsive in a motel room with physical indications of injuries.
The woman who was later identified as 40-year-old Jameriane Ardrey, was declared dead at the scene.
Her boyfriend, 41-year-old James Mangus Brewer, who was at the scene voluntarily went to police headquarters to be interviewed.
It was resolved that Brewer and Ardrey were dating and that a physical argument had happened. Brewer was conveyed to the Mecklenburg County Sherriff’s Office where he is in custody and is charged with murder.
Anyone with information about the incident is urged to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective. You can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.