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Multiple suspects arrested, charged with East Charlotte home invasion that turned into a homicide

Three suspects have been arrested and charged with the murder of a man during a home invasion in July.

Reynaldo Rivera was murdered on the night of July 17 at the Heatherwood Trace Apartments on Paces Glen Avenue.

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg police responded to calls of a shooting around 9:40 p.m. that evening. They arrived at the scene of a home robbery and found two victims – one shot dead at the scene and one with life-threatening injuries.

A week after the murder, Theopolis Raquan Martin turned himself in to the Mecklenburg County Jail.

After three weeks in the hospital, Henry Cornejo was released and arrested in connection with the murder on August 8.

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The last suspect, Anthony Jamison Martin Jr., was arrested on Saturday.

All three suspects have been interviewed by detectives and charged with the following crimes:

  • First-degree murder

  • Theft with a dangerous weapon

  • Conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon

  • Attempted first-degree murder

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Cornejo and Martin Jr. were also charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

CMPD says the Rivera’s family has been notified of the arrests.

The investigation is active.

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