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Police continue to investigate incident that killed Henry

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CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX19) - Police are continuing to investigate what they are calling a domestic violence case that ended up killing Bengals wide receiver Chris Henry.

Henry, 26, died Thursday morning at a hospital in Charlotte.

He was taken to the hospital Wednesday after being found on a residential road. Police said the dispute began at a home about a half-mile away, and Henry jumped into the bed of the pickup truck as his fiancee, Loleini Tonga, was driving away from the residence.

Police said at some point when she was driving, Henry "came out of the back of the vehicle."

Later Thursday, police released two 911 tapes. The first was from an unidentified woman who said she was following a yellow pickup truck.

"It's got a black man on it with no shirt on, and he's got his arm in a cast and black pants on," she told a dispatcher. "He's beating on the back of this truck window. ... I don't know if he's trying to break in or something. It just looks crazy. It's a girl driving it."

Just over a minute later, an unidentified man called 911 and said he saw a man "laying in the road" and "definitely unconscious."

Authorities have not announced the cause of death. Mecklenburg County medical examiner investigator Carol Cormier said they were expecting to receive the body later Thursday.

The CMPD Homicide Unit is investigating the case and no charges have been filed at this time.  Sources said Tonga was cooperating with police detectives on Wednesday following the accident.

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