Curtis Hopper (Melvin Hopper) and Tahj Matthias Ji’Reh Wall

Curtis Hopper (Melvin Hopper) and Tahj Matthias Ji’Reh Wall

Curtis Hopper, also known as Melvin Hopper was killed on May 27, 2021 in a weird spiral of locations. Tahj Matthias Ji’Reh Wall, 23, is accused with the murder of Hopper. 

Officers were first called to Barrands Lane Charlotte, NC where Curtis was found dead. Officials say Hopper was killed in Gastonia, NC and then driven to Barrands Lane in Charlotte.

From information and evidence gathered, homicide detectives identified Tahj as a suspect in this case and placed him under arrest.

Tahj is charged with first degree murder, possession of a stolen motor vehicle, robbery with a dangerous weapon and concealing a death.

This is the 3rd felony concealing a death arrest in Charlotte in less than a week.