Source: Smith confessed to Tanner murder - myfoxcarolinas.com

Source: Smith confessed to Tanner murder

Posted: Updated:
  • Cheryl BrayboyMore>>

  • Cheryl Brayboy

    Cheryl Brayboy

    Friday, March 14 2014 4:19 PM EDT2014-03-14 20:19:45 GMT
    I have been working in television for 15 exciting years! I got my start in Chicago – my hometown - as an intern on the “Jerry Springer Show” and as guest co-host on “Face to Face: The Vernon Jarrett Show” (WLS TV). 
    I have been working in television for 15 exciting years! I got my start in Chicago – my hometown - as an intern on the “Jerry Springer Show” and as guest co-host on “Face to Face: The Vernon Jarrett Show” (WLS TV). 
  • Woman Rabbi Takes Charge

    Woman Rabbi Takes Charge

    Woman Rabbi Takes Charge

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 10:58 PM EDT2014-08-27 02:58:05 GMT
    She is a powerhouse in the Charlotte faith community: Rabbi Judy Schindler, Senior Pastor of Temple Beth El. Don't let her petite frame fool you. Rabbi Schindler packs a powerful punch when it comes to community outreach: promoting interfaith understanding is a priority.
    She is a powerhouse in the Charlotte faith community: Rabbi Judy Schindler, Senior Pastor of Temple Beth El. Don't let her petite frame fool you. Rabbi Schindler packs a powerful punch when it comes to community outreach: promoting interfaith understanding is a priority.
  • Genocide Survivor Speaks

    Genocide Survivor Speaks

    Genocide Survivor Speaks

    Friday, August 22 2014 3:51 PM EDT2014-08-22 19:51:11 GMT
    The "200 Girls" crisis triggers haunting memories for Umuhire.  She shares her story.
    The "200 Girls" crisis triggers haunting memories for Umuhire.  She shares her story.

Angelo Grayson Smith Junior has confessed to killing missing teacher Bianca Tanner, according to a source close to the investigation. The source told My FOX Carolinas that Smith confessed to killing Tanner hours after a body was found in a wooded area.

Police found a body near the 10400 block of Calico Crossing Lane. A medical examiner will determine if the body belongs to Tanner, along with the cause of death.

Smith was arrested at 4:30 am Thursday.

Smith had been questioned about Tanner's death and was considered a person of interest before Thursday's developments. He was arrested near Chicago last week, and extradited back to Charlotte for charges not related to the Tanner case.  He was released from jail late Wednesday and arrested again Thursday, charged with first degree murder.  He sits inside the Mecklenburg County Jail.  Sources with connections to the Mecklenburg County District Attorney's office expects the arraignment to happen on Monday, after the July 4th holiday.

CMPD says it has notified Tanner's family.  My Fox Carolinas has reached out to the family and is now awaiting response.



 

 

 

 

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • A New Spot For Breakfast and Lunch in Myers Park

    A New Spot For Breakfast and Lunch in Myers Park

    Friday, August 22 2014 4:59 PM EDT2014-08-22 20:59:50 GMT
    A bowl full of coffee and a hash made with locally sourced purple potatoes. It's all part of the culinary scene at a new breakfast and lunch spot in Myers Park called Littlespoon.
    A bowl full of coffee and a hash made with locally sourced purple potatoes. It's all part of the culinary scene at a new breakfast and lunch spot in Myers Park called Littlespoon.
  • Giving Drones A Bad Name?

    Giving Drones A Bad Name?

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:06 PM EDT2014-08-28 02:06:16 GMT
    The FAA and the Charlotte Police Department are investigating a drone that was caught flying above the Panthers Kansas City Chiefs game.
    The FAA and the Charlotte Police Department are investigating a drone that was caught flying above the Panthers Kansas City Chiefs game.
  • Media Mayhem Round Two: The Chronicles of Page and Erick

    Media Mayhem Round Two: The Chronicles of Page and Erick

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 7:37 PM EDT2014-08-27 23:37:44 GMT
    This is the next chapter in the ‘Media Mayhem' series, which is basically a bunch of media personnel participating in some fierce competition.
    This is the next chapter in the ‘Media Mayhem' series, which is basically a bunch of media personnel participating in some fierce competition.
Powered by WorldNow

WJZY FOX 46
3501 Performance Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28214
Main Number: (704) 398-0046

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices