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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOMICIDES IN NORTH CAROLINA
from January 1 - December 26, 2004 (81 Murders)
 

  1. Date of Murder: January 1, 2004
    Victim Name: Asenath S. Wooten, 30
    Alleged perpetrator name: Rayvon Townsend, 32
    Relationship: live-in boyfriend
    Town: Winston-Salem, Forsyth County
    Murder Weapon: trauma to upper body
     

  2. Date of Murder: January 14, 2004
    Victim Name: Wendy Cranford Wallace, 29
    Alleged perpetrator name: Tony Douglas Wallace, 32,
    committed suicide
    Relationship: husband
    Town: Southmont, Davidson County
    Murder Weapon: gun
     

  3. Date of Murder: January 17, 2004
    Victim: Dafina Molena, 43
    Perpetrator: Martin Valdez, 33
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: Sampson County
    Murder Weapon: gun
     

  4. Date of Murder: January 19, 2004
    Victim Name: Carlene South Johnson, 46
    Alleged perpetrator name: Bartie Campbell, 51, committed suicide
    Relationship: ex-boyfriend
    Town: Warrensville, Ashe County
    Murder Weapon: gun
     

  5. Date of Murder: January 30, 2004
    Victim Name: Tammie Renee Benfield
    Alleged perpetrator name: Daniel Wagoner
    Relationship: ex-husband
    Town: Wilkes County
    Murder Weapon: strangulation, thrown down a well
     

  6. Date of Murder: January 30, 2004
    Victim Name: Reba Faye Clark, 41
    Alleged perpetrator name: Charles Lee Davis, 38
    Relationship: boyfriend
    Town: Weaverville, Buncombe County
    Murder Weapon: gun
     

  7. Date of Murder: February 4, 2004
    Victim Name: Jeanetta D. Ford, 24
    Alleged perpetrator name: Juan Donyell Langley, 31
    Relationship: ex-boyfriend
    Town: Kannapolis, Cabarrus County
    Murder Weapon: edged weapon/knife
     

  8. Date of Murder: February 6, 2004
    Victim Name: Tony Dale Biggs, 44
    Alleged perpetrator name: Fred Louis McNeil, 52
    Relationship: neighbor of perp trying to protect victim
    Town: Rockingham, Richmond County
    Murder Weapon: gun
     

  9. Date of Murder: February 7, 2004
    Victim Name: Pauline Blevins Church, 66
    Alleged perpetrator name: Alvious Fred "Jack" Church, 65
    Relationship: husband
    Town: West Jefferson, Ashe County
    Murder Weapon: gun
     

  10. Date of Murder: February 12, 2004
    Victim Name: Cindy Moore Parker, 26
    Alleged perpetrator name: Daniel Lee Parker, 33, committed suicide
    Relationship: husband
    Town: Burgaw, Pender County
    Murder Weapon: gun
     

  11. Date of Murder: February 27, 2004
    Victim Name: Sherry Lynn Cobb, 44
    Alleged perpetrator name: William Keith Lamm, 45
    Relationship: ex-boyfriend
    Town: Wilson County
    Murder Weapon: bat and kicked
     

  12. Date of Murder: March 19, 2004
    Victim Name: Christine Stephens, 34
    Alleged perpetrator name: Daiego Paroah Davis, 28
    Relationship: boyfriend
    Town: Greensboro, Guilford County
    Murder Weapon: knife
     

  13. Date of Murder: March 25, 2004
    Victim Name: Shelton Henry Little, 51
    Alleged perpetrator name: Gwendolyn Moorehead, 42
    Relationship: girlfriend
    Town: Asheboro, Randolph County
    Murder Weapon: knife
     

  14. Date of Murder: April 4, 2004
    Victim Name: Jocelyn London, 58
    Alleged perpetrator name: Carl Reginald London, 62
    Relationship: husband
    Town: Greensboro, Guilford County
    Murder Weapon: strangled and stabbed
     

  15. Date of Murder: April 4, 2004
    Victim Name: Joanne Brooks, 44
    Alleged perpetrator name: John Robert Dozler, 61
    Relationship: ex-boyfriend
    Town: Raleigh, Wake County
    Murder Weapon: gun
     

  16. Date of Murder: April 5, 2004
    Victim Name: Vera Mae Herbin, 39
    Alleged perpetrator name: Antonio Perrin, 40
    Relationship: boyfriend
    Town: Greensboro, Guilford County
    Murder Weapon: knife
     

  17. Date of Murder: April 6, 2004
    Victim Name: Antonio Tyrone Wright, 31
    Alleged perpetrator name: Sherry Anthony
    Relationship: estranged girlfriend
    Town: Plymouth, Washington County
    Murder Weapon: knife
     

  18. Date of Murder: April 19, 2004
    Victim Name: Valri Baker, 22
    Alleged perpetrator name: Joseph Darrell Kersey, 65
    Relationship: boyfriend
    Town: High Point, Guilford County
    Murder Weapon: gun
     

  19. Date of Murder: May 6, 2004
    Victim Name: Cynthia Johnson, 33
    Alleged perpetrator name: Bobby Ray Jones, 50
    Relationship: ex-boyfriend
    Town: Spring Hope, Nash County
    Murder Weapon: gun
     

  20. Date of Murder: May 6, 2004
    Victim Name: Gregory Lamont Langley, 31
    Alleged perpetrator name: Derrick Eugene Gervin, 38
    Relationship: friend of wife of perp
    Town: Raleigh, Wake County
    Murder Weapon: knife
     

  21. Date of Murder: May 7, 2004
    Victim Name: Katrina Ann Locklear, 38
    Alleged perpetrator name: Randy Jerome Locklear, 53
    Relationship: husband
    Town: Maxton
    Murder Weapon: gun
     

  22. Date of Murder: May 8, 2004, body found
    Victim Name: Tallie Antolin, 31
    Alleged perpetrator name: Christopher Robert Lambert, 35
    Relationship: boyfriend
    Town: Morganton, Burke County
    Murder Weapon: knife
     

  23. Date of Murder: May 14, 2004
    Victim Name: Merritt Ennis, 24
    Alleged perpetrator name: Derrick Thomas Canaday
    Relationship: boyfriend
    Town: Clinton, Johnston County
    Murder Weapon: head trauma
     

  24. Date of Murder: May 25, 2004
    Victim: Diane Howell, 43
    Perpetrator: Frank Brans, 45
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: Lillington
    Murder Weapon: knife
     

  25. Date of Murder: May 28, 2004
    Victim Name: Myiesha Danielle Bishop, 10
    Alleged perpetrator name: Rufus Bishop, Jr, 37
    Relationship: father
    Town: Mebane, Alamance County
    Murder Weapon: gun
     

  26. Date of Murder: May 31, 2004
    Victim name: Jose’ Gerino, 31
    Alleged perpetrator name: Melinda Cerino, 37
    Relationship: wife
    Town: Springlake
    Murder Weapon: knife
     

  27. Date of Murder: June 2, 2004
    Victim Name: Cassandra Carol Pittman, 45
    Alleged perpetrator name: Lorenzo Pittman, 44
    Relationship: husband
    Town: Tarboro, Edgecombe County
    Murder Weapon: knife, fire
     

  28. Date of Murder: June 4, 2004
    Victim Name: Christen M. Naujoks, 22
    Alleged perpetrator name: John B. Peck, 28
    Relationship: ex-boyfriend
    Town: Wilmington, New Hanover County
    Murder Weapon: rifle
     

  29. Date of Murder: June 18, 2004
    Victim Name: Vonice Dickerson, 38
    Alleged perpetrator name: Steve Lawrence Harrelson, 42
    Relationship: live-in boyfriend
    Town: Winston-Salem, Forsyth County
    Murder Weapon: knife
     

  30. Date of Murder: June 21, 2004
    Victim Name: Latisha Renee Pinnix, 21
    Alleged perpetrator name: Marche Sharod McCoy, 18
    Relationship: boyfriend
    Town: , Alamance County
    Murder Weapon: strangulation
     

  31. Date of Murder: June 23, 2004
    Victim Name: Rodney Dylan Council, 33
    Alleged perpetrator name: Tarra Darnel Mixon, 32
    Relationship: ex-girlfriend
    Town: Charlotte, Mecklenburg County
    Murder Weapon: gun
     

  32. Date of Murder: June 29, 2004
    Victim Name: Karen Leigh Medford, 38
    Alleged perpetrator name: Jeff Servidio, 33
    Relationship: estranged boyfriend
    Town: Cornelius, Mecklenburg County
    Murder Weapon: blunt object
     

  33. Date of Murder: July 3, 2004
    Victim Name: Shaudria Barfield, 24
    Alleged perpetrator name: Larry D. Carter, 26
    Relationship: former boyfriend
    Town: Raleigh, Wake County
    Murder Weapon: gun
     

  34. Date of Murder: July 5, 2004
    Victim Name: Francis Louise Lytton, 83
    Alleged perpetrator name: Charles Robert Lytton, 79,
    committed suicide
    Relationship: husband
    Town: Sunset Beach, New Hanover County
    Murder Weapon: gun
     

  35. Date of Murder: July 13, 2004
    Victim Name: Jose Gonzalez, 29
    Alleged perpetrator name: Regina Gail Bridges, 31
    Relationship: girlfriend
    Town: Shelby, Cleveland County
    Murder Weapon: gun
     

  36. Date of Murder: July 18, 2004
    Victim Name: Judy Lorraine Warren
    Alleged perpetrator name: John Rober Williamson, Sr., committed suicide
    Relationship: estranged husband
    Town: Sampson County
    Murder Weapon: gun
     

  37. Date of Murder: July 18, 2004
    Victim Name: Debra Howell Best, 19
    Alleged perpetrator name: Jamie Israel Faulkner, 31, committed suicide
    Relationship: boyfriend
    Town: La Grange,
    Murder Weapon: gun
     

  38. Date of Murder: July 20, 2004
    Victim Name: Leon Thompson, 46
    Alleged perpetrator name: Diane Young James, 50
    Relationship: fiancé
    Town: Charlotte, Mecklenburg County
    Murder Weapon: gun
     

  39. Date of Murder: July 28, 2004
    Victim Name: Lillian Denise Bryant, 34
    Alleged perpetrator name: David Christopher Bryant, 41, committed suicide
    Relationship: husband
    Town: Kenly, Johnston County
    Murder Weapon: gun
     

  40. Date of Murder: July 31, 2004
    Victim Name: Alex Rowland, 29
    Alleged perpetrator name: Laverne Cunningham, 42
    Relationship: boyfriend
    Town: Fuquay Varina, Wake County
    Murder Weapon: knife
     

  41. Date of Murder: August 1, 2004
    Victim Name: Teresa Edwards Forte, 23
    Alleged perpetrator name: Jonathan Forte,
    Relationship: husband
    Town: Fayetteville
    Murder Weapon: Knife
     

  42. Date of Murder: August 2, 2004, body found
    Victim Name: Marnita Bynum, 40
    Alleged perpetrator name: Melvin Lamont Bynum, 43
    Relationship: estranged husband
    Town: Sanford, Lee County
    Murder Weapon: strangulation
     

  43. Date of Murder: August 7, 2004
    Victim: Micheal E. Eason, 50
    Perpetrator: Robert L. Judd, Jr., 31
    Relationship: Ex-boyfriend of victim’s girlfriend
    Town: Angier/Coats
    Murder Weapon: Handgun
     

  44. Date of Murder: August 11, 2004, body found
    Victim Name: Anita Jackson Leary
    Alleged perpetrator name: Cornelius Leary, 39
    Relationship: husband
    Town: Edenton, Chowan County
    Murder Weapon: gun
     

  45. Date of Murder: August 17, 2004
    Victim Name: Pamela Joye Virzi, 47
    Alleged perpetrator name: William Joseph Moore, 46
    Relationship: former boyfriend
    Town: Edenton, Chowan County
    Murder Weapon: knife
     

  46. Date of Murder: August 21, 2004
    Victim Name: Marsheida Dorsey, 24
    Alleged perpetrator name: Charles William Combs, 18
    Relationship: live-in boyfriend
    Town: Charlotte, Mecklenburg County
    Murder Weapon: gun
     

  47. Date of Murder: August 21, 2004
    Victim Name: Karla Patricia Chavez
    Alleged perpetrator name: Ottoniel Galvez Roblero & Maria Nora Mena
    Relationship: ex-boyfriend & ex-wife of Roblero
    Town: Cary, Wake County
    Murder Weapon: knife
     

  48. Date of Murder: August 22, 2004
    Victim Name: Sabry Ann Jenetta Stevenson, 52
    Alleged perpetrator name: Carl Frederick Wilkinson, 46,
    ommitted suicide
    Relationship: live-in boyfriend
    Town: Chatham County
    Murder Weapon: knife
     

  49. Date of Murder: August 30, 2004
    Victim Name: Chanda Brown Mwicigi, 36
    Alleged perpetrator name: Franklin Manacer-Herrera, 19
    Relationship: boyfriend
    Town: Durham, Durham County
    Murder Weapon: stabbing
     

  50. Date of Murder: September 8, 2004
    Victim Name: Mary Chappell, 66
    Alleged perpetrator name: Jerry Lamar Hanna, 58, committed suicide
    Relationship: neighbor
    Town: Charlotte, Mecklenburg County
    Murder Weapon: gun
     

  51. Date of Murder: September 8, 2004
    Victim Name: Deanna Hanna, 56
    Alleged perpetrator name: Jerry Lamar Hanna, 58, committed suicide
    Relationship: husband
    Town: Charlotte, Mecklenburg County
    Murder Weapon: gun
     

  52. Date of Murder: September 14, 2004
    Victim Name: Priscilla Mason, 28
    Alleged perpetrator name: Antuanne Montez Shaw, 25
    Relationship: boyfriend
    Town: Durham, Durham County
    Murder Weapon: gun
     

  53. Date of Murder: September 19, 2004
    Victim Name: Teresa Tysinger, 34
    Alleged perpetrator name: Bradley Larsen, 41
    Relationship: boyfriend
    Town: Raleigh, Wake County
    Murder Weapon: unknown
     

  54. Date of Murder: September 21, 2004
    Victim Name: Miriam McLeoud, 45
    Alleged perpetrator name: Larry David Wilson, 41
    Relationship: boyfriend
    Town: Harnett County
    Murder Weapon: gun
     

  55. Date of Murder: September 29, 2004
    Victim Name: Gail Tice Hewson, 62
    Alleged perpetrator name: Bob Hewson, 65
    Relationship: estranged husband
    Town: Wilmington, New Hanover County
    Murder Weapon: gun
     

  56. Date of Murder: September 30, 2004
    Victim Name: Phillip Tillman Horton
    Alleged perpetrator name: Robert Glenn Smothers III
    Relationship: live-in boyfriend
    Town: Charlotte
    Murder Weapon: Trauma, body found in trash can
     

  57. Date of Murder: October 6, 2004
    Victim Name: Melissa M. Tittle
    Alleged perpetrator name: Gregory T. Pegram
    Relationship: estranged boyfriend
    Town: Stokes County
    Murder Weapon: Knife
     

  58. Date of Murder: October 8, 2004
    Victim Name: Sandra K. Raper, 48
    Alleged perpetrator name: Charles Bill Raper, 62
    Relationship: estranged husband
    Town: Wilson County
    Murder Weapon: gun or knife - not yet announced
     

  59. Date of Murder: October 8, 2004
    Victim Name: Emerson Ray Batchelor, 27
    Alleged perpetrator name: Charles Bill Raper, 62
    Relationship: step father
    Town: Wilson County
    Murder Weapon: gun or knife - not yet announced
     

  60. Date of Murder: October 12, 2004
    Victim Name: Rachel Antonia Martin
    Alleged perpetrator name: Jason James Wilder
    Relationship: ex-boyfriend
    Town: Chadbourn
    Murder Weapon: hatchet
     

  61. Date of Murder: October 24, 2004
    Victim Name: Darwin Richard Dawley
    Alleged perpetrator name: Wendy Sue Dawley
    Relationship: wife
    Town: Winston-Salem
    Murder Weapon: gun
     

  62. Date of Murder: October 24, 2004
    Victim Name: Elizabeth Dawley
    Alleged perpetrator name: Wendy Sue Dawley
    Relationship: mother
    Town: Winston-Salem
    Murder Weapon gun
     

  63. Date of Murder: October 26, 2004
    Victim Name: Azyia Yolanda McLaughlin
    Alleged perpetrator name: Derrick Allen
    Relationship: ex-boyfriend
    Town: Wilmington
    Murder Weapon gun
     

  64. Date of Murder: October 28, 2004
    Victim Name: Michelle Wyzanowski
    Alleged perpetrator name: David Edward Wyzanowski
    Relationship: husband
    Town: Marshville
    Murder Weapon: gun, burned house
     

  65. Date of Murder: October 28, 2004
    Victim Name: Ronald Faulk
    Alleged perpetrator name: David Edward Wyzanowski
    Relationship: son-in-law
    Town: Unionville
    Murder Weapon: gun
     

  66. Date of Murder: October 28, 2004
    Victim Name: Ronnie Joe Deese
    Alleged perpetrator name: David Edward Wyzanowski
    Relationship: brother-in-law
    Town: Unionville
    Murder Weapon: gun
     

  67. Date of Murder: October 28, 2004
    Victim Name: Christopher Schrader
    Alleged perpetrator name: David Edward Wyzanowski
    Relationship: brother-in-law
    Town: Unionville
    Murder Weapon: gun
     

  68. Date of Murder: October 29, 2004
    Victim Name: Deirdre Hinton Hines
    Alleged perpetrator name: Stephen Nathaniel Hines
    Relationship: estranged husband
    Town: Raleigh
    Murder Weapon: gun
     

  69. Date of Murder: November 5, 2004
    Victim Name: Nereida Camacho Garcia
    Alleged perpetrator name: Angel Zaragoza Duarte
    Relationship: live-in boyfriend
    Town: Durham
    Murder Weapon: gun and hit with an object
     

  70. Date of Murder: November 26, 2004
    Victim Name: Valerie Holt Craven
    Alleged perpetrator name: Leonard Matthews
    Relationship: ex-boyfriend
    Town: Lexington
    Murder Weapon: beaten to death
     

  71. Date of Murder: November 29, 2004
    Victim Name: Shenel McCrimon McKendall
    Alleged perpetrator name: Randy Laverne McKendall,
    committed suicide
    Relationship: estranged husband
    Town: Chapel Hill
    Murder Weapon: gun
     

  72. Date of Murder: November 30, 2004
    Victim Name: Tracy Michelle Sellars
    Alleged perpetrator name: John Willie Sellers
    Relationship: husband
    Town: Alamance County
    Murder Weapon: not yet reported
     

  73. Date of Murder: December 3, 2004
    Victim Name: Carmen Allen Davis, 62
    Alleged perpetrator name: James Edward Solomon, 44
    Relationship: boyfriend
    Town: Durham, Durham County
    Murder weapon: unknown
     

  74. Date of Murder: December 8, 2004
    Victim: Suzette Joseph
    Perpetrator: Aiden Lee Melvin
    Relationship: Girlfriend
    Town: Wilson
    Weapon: Gun
     

  75. Date of Murder: December 18, 2004
    Victim Name: Megan L. Miles
    Alleged perpetrator name: Shannon G. Hunt
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: Charlotte
    Murder weapon: gun
     

  76. Date of Murder: December 19, 2004
    Victim Name: Marvian Ransome
    Alleged perpetrator name: Keisha Lee Jamison
    Relationship: girlfriend
    Town: Wilmington
    Murder weapon: gun
     

  77. Date of Murder: December 20, 2004
    Victim Name: Mary Rose
    Alleged perpetrator name: Gary Rose
    Relationship: estranged husband
    Town: Mill Springs, Polk county
    Murder weapon: gun
     

  78. Date of Murder: December 21, 2004
    Victim Name: Bethany Brintle Goins, 35
    Alleged perpetrator name: Gregorio Cruz, 38
    Relationship: boyfriend
    Town: Dobson, Alleghany County
    Murder weapon: stabbing
     

  79. Date of Murder: December 23, 2004
    Victim Name: Richard Wayne Burgess
    Alleged perpetrator name: Hope Nicole Myer
    Relationship: girlfriend
    Town: Leland, Brunswick
    Murder weapon: gun
     

  80. Date of Murder: December 24, 2004
    Victim Name: Kim Harvey
    Alleged perpetrator name: Jim Johnson
    Relationship: boyfriend
    Town: Newton Grove
    Murder weapon: unknown
     

  81. Date of Murder: December 26, 2004
    Victim Name: Cheryl Hawks
    Alleged perpetrator name: Clarence Lloyd Hawks
    Relationship: estranged husband
    Town: Davidson County
    Murder weapon: gun

 

 
 
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