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06-11-2019 | 6:15 PM | DIX HILLS,NY — Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating the murder of a Dix Hills man who was found dead in his residence last night.

Armindo Reis lived alone in the residence located at 22 Penn Drive. When neighbors could not get in contact with him yesterday, they called his son. When Reis’s son arrived at the residence at approximately 6:15 p.m., he found his father unconscious and called 911.  When Second Precinct officers arrived at the scene, they found Reis had sustained a gunshot wound.

Reis, 74, was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner.

Detectives are asking anyone with information on this incident to call the Homicide Squad at 631-852-6392 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.

05-20-2019 | 1:00 PM | BELMONT,NC On Monday May 20, 2019 at approximately 1:00 p.m., the body of a missing boater was recovered from the Catawba River after an extensive day long search. Gaston County EMS was called to the area of the Kevin Lofton Boat Landing in Belmont ,North Carolina around 4:30 a.m for a report of a boat taking on water in the river.

A spokesman with the Belmont Police Department said a small boat, carrying four people, was coming back to shore following a camping trip on a small island when it began taking on water. There were 4 occupants on board the vessel at the time of accident. 911 calls into Gaston County reported that 3 people were in distress in the water. 3 of the victims were able to make it safely to shore, but the fourth person on board went unaccounted for.

Belmont Police Department confirm the 4 people were camping on an island just north of the Catawba River Bridge when they were ferrying people back to Kevin Lofton Boat Landing.

Additional resources were called into to assist in the search for the missing boat occupant. Charlotte Fire Department sent a dive team with 2 additional marine units to assist in what was being called a recovery mission. Multiple marine units from Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, Charlotte Fire Department & Belmont Fire Department were seen on the river into early afternoon.

North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission confirms that the body of 19 year old James Coulter of Gastonia, North Carolina was recovered shortly after 1:00 p.m. The investigation will focus on what caused the boat to take on water and whether camper was legally allowed on the small island.

02-24-2019 | 03:53 AM | CHARLOTTE,NC —  Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation located in the 11400 block of Glenn Abbey Way in the South Division.  The call for service came in at 3:53 a.m. on Sunday, February 24, 2019.

South Division Officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call for service.  Upon their arrival, officers located a male and female inside of the residence with apparent gunshot wounds.  They were both pronounced deceased on scene by Medic.  Their identity will be released pending family notification. A third person was located with a gunshot wound and was transported by Medic with life-threatening injuries.

Homicide Detectives are currently canvassing the area to determine whether there are any witnesses to this incident.  At this time, detectives are not looking for any additional suspects.

Crime Scene Search responded to the call for service to process the scene and collect physical evidence.  Representatives of the Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s Homicide Prosecution Team, Mobile Crises, CDCP, Victim Services and Operations Command responded to the scene.

This is an ongoing, active investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective.  Detective Tisdale is the lead detective assigned to the case.  The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visit the Crime Stoppers website at http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.

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