Man wanted in Charlotte art studio murder also a suspect in Greensboro homicide, police say

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GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — Greensboro police have identified an “armed and dangerous” person of interest in a homicide investigation after a man was found dead on Patterson Street on Friday.

Malek Anthony Moore, 29, is currently wanted for first-degree murder by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

Moore is a person of interest in the recent homicide on Patterson Street and has ties to Greensboro as well as Winston-Salem.

Moore should be considered armed and extremely dangerous, police say.

Christian Mbimba, 21, of Nashville, Tennessee, was found dead in Greensboro on the 2800-block of Patterson Street on Friday, according to a Greensboro Police Department news release.

Around 11:03 a.m., Greensboro police responded to the 2800-block of Patterson Street.

When they arrived, officers found Mbimba who was dead.

The GPD began investigating the death as a homicide after they determined it was suspicious.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Greensboro/Guilford Crime Stoppers at (336) 373-1000. Citizens can also download the mobile P3tips app for Apple or Android phones to submit a mobile tip, or go to to submit a web tip. All tips to Crime Stoppers are completely anonymous.

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