CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A man in jail on heroin trafficking charges is now accused of a murder in Charlotte.

Police say Hugo Martinez shot and killed 21-year-old Wuilson Helvan Reyes Murillo on July 5.

Martinez, 31, allegedly robbed a business in the 4700 block of Tuckaseegee Road and killed Murillo before fleeing.

Evidence collected on scene was confirmed to match that of Martinez, according to investigating. He was being housed at Mecklenburg County Jail. He is now charged with murder and robbery charges.

Police say this investigation is ongoing.

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