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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOMICIDES IN NORTH CAROLINA
from January 1 - December 29, 2007 (85 Murders)

  1. Date of Murder: January 2, 2007
    Victim Name: Connie Whitson, 46
    Alleged Perpetrator: Eddie Whitson
    Relationship: Husband, 57
    Town: Jacksonville      County: Onslow
    Weapon: Knife
     
  2. Date of Murder: January 3, 2007
    Victim Name: Madelyn Carol Williams Sellars
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: John Daniel Sellars
    Relationship: husband
    Town: Burlington      County: Alamance
    Weapon: gun
     
  3. Date of Murder: January 4, 2007
    Victim Name: Denita Smith, 25
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Shannon Crawley, 27
    Relationship: stalker and ex-girlfriend of victim’s fiancé
    Town: Durham      County: Durham
    Weapon: gun
     
  4. Date of Murder: January 8, 2007
    Victim Name: Deneen Neals Johnson, 42
    Alleged Perpetrator: Frank Johnson, 43
    Relationship: estranged husband
    Town: Washington      County: Beaufort
    Weapon: gun
     
  5. Date of Murder: January 15, 2007
    Victim Name: Lawana Mason Engle Morton, 46
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Monty Wood Poteat, 42
    Relationship: roommate of former partner of perpetrator
    Town: Iron Station      County: Lincoln
    Weapon: gun
     
  6. Date of Murder: January 22, 2007
    Victim Name: Lynn Chambers Gibbs, 50
    Alleged Perpetrator: Otis Cecil Wilkins, 46
    Relationship: boyfriend
    Town: Rougemont      County: Person
    Weapon: Strangulation
     
  7. Date of Murder: February 2, 2007 Murder/ Suicide
    Victim Name: Regina Little, 44
    Perpetrator: Rufus Earl Little, 55
    Relationship: husband
    Town: Williamston      County: Martin
    Weapon: gun
     
  8. Date of Murder: February 12, 2007
    Victim Name: Nneaka Wilson, 24
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Jakiem Wilson, 22
    Relationship: husband
    Town: Wendell      County: Wake
    Weapon: knife
     
  9. Date of Murder: February 15, 2007
    Victim Name: Ingris Edilia Medina Garcia, 38
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Brizuela Jose de Jesus Madrid, 39
    Relationship: boyfriend
    Town: Whitakers      County: Nash
    Weapon: beating
     
  10. Date of Murder: February 22, 2007 Multiple Murder/ Suicide
    Victim Name: Rosa Morales-Carranza, 26
    Perpetrator: Noureddine Elamrani, 30
    Relationship: boyfriend
    Town: Raleigh      County: Wake
    Weapon: knife
     
  11. Date of Murder: February 22, 2007 Multiple Murder/ Suicide
    Victim Name: Dayna Elamrani, 1 month old
    Perpetrator: Noureddine Elamrani, 30
    Relationship: father
    Town: Raleigh      County: Wake
    Weapon: arson
     
  12. Date of Murder: February 24, 2007
    Victim Name: Kathy Conrad Rogers, 48
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Johnny Luther Rogers, 50
    Relationship: husband
    Town: White Oak      County: Haywood
    Weapon: gun
     
  13. Date of Murder: February 25, 2007
    Victim Name: Colene Person, 53
    Alleged Perpetrator: Bobby Lee Person,
    Relationship: Son
    Town: Pittsboro      County: Chatham
    Weapon: Knife
     
  14. Date of Murder: March 6, 2007
    Victim Name: Eddie Crowfoot, 42
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Sherry Clyde, 40
    Relationship: girlfriend
    Town: New Bern      County: Pamlico
    Weapon: undetermined
     
  15. Date of Murder: March 10, 2007
    Victim Name: not released
    Alleged Perpetrator: Derrick Shane Todd, 35
    Relationship:
    Town: Rocky Point      County: Pender
    Weapon: beating
     
  16. Date of Murder: March 11, 2007
    Victim Name: Lakkysha Marie Glover, 27
    Alleged Perpetrator: Michael Wolfe, 27
    Relationship: boyfriend
    Town: Jacksonville      County: Onslow
    Weapon: drowning
     
  17. Date of Murder: March 12, 2007 Multiple Murder/ Suicide
    Victim Name: Ashley Henry, 6
    Perpetrator: Steven Henry, 35
    Relationship: father
    Town: Clayton      County: Johnston
    Murder Weapon: gun
     
  18. Date of Murder: March 12, 2007 Multiple Murder/ Suicide
    Victim Name: Gregory Henry, 4
    Perpetrator: Steven Henry, 35
    Relationship: father
    Town: Clayton      County: Johnston
    Murder Weapon: gun
     
  19. Date of Murder: March 13, 2007 Murder/ Suicide
    Victim Name: Jana B. Rowell, 41
    Perpetrator: Charles E. Rowell, 43
    Relationship: estranged husband
    Town: Davie      County: Davie
    Weapon: gun
     
  20. Date of Murder: March 14, 2007
    Victim Name: Stephen Thomas Clark , 36
    Alleged Perpetrator: Debra Madeo Clark, 44
    Relationship: girlfriend
    Town: Arden      County: Buncombe
    Weapon: gun
     
  21. Date of Murder: March 17, 2007 Murder/ Suicide
    Victim Name: Carol Denise Reagan, 37
    Perpetrator Name: William Randolph Reagan, 40
    Relationship: husband
    Town: Morganton      County: Burke
    Weapon: gun
     
  22. Date of Murder: March 25, 2007
    Victim Name: Delnata Morring, 20
    Alleged Perpetrator: Jerome Christopher Butts, 23
    Relationship: boyfriend
    Town: Plymouth      County: Washington
    Weapon: strangulation
     
  23. Date of Murder: March 31, 2007
    Victim Name: Thomasina Jones, 34
    Alleged Perpetrator: Leroy Tilley, Jr., 26
    Relationship: boyfriend
    Town: Mocksville      County: Davie
    Weapon: strangulation
     
  24. Date of Murder: March 31, 2007
    Victim Name: Shana Hutchins, 28
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Antonia, Leatis Artis, 35
    Relationship: boyfriend
    Town: Fremont      County: Wilson
    Weapon:
     
  25. Date of Murder: April 1, 2007
    Victim Name: Billy Ray Williams, 65
    Alleged Perpetrator: Mary Delois McKoy, 55
    Relationship: girlfriend
    Town: Harnett      County: Davie
    Weapon: gun
     
  26. Date of Murder: May 1, 2007
    Victim Name: Lorrielle Watkins, 29
    Alleged Perpetrator: Mwanza Rama Bennett, 25
    Relationship: ex-boyfriend
    Town: Raleigh      County: Wake
    Weapon: knife
     
  27. Date of Murder: May 8, 2007
    Victim Name: Austin Wilson, 69
    Alleged Perpetrator: Shelia Carolina Oxendine, 36
    Relationship: girlfriend
    Town: Red Springs      County: Robeson
    Weapon: fire
     
  28. Date of Murder: May 10, 2007
    Victim Name: Elvira Hernandez, 17
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Christopher Thomas Harris, 20
    Relationship: Estranged Boyfriend
    Town: Bunn      County: Franklin
    Weapon: shotgun
     
  29. Date of Murder: May 24, 2007 (body found)
    Victim Name: Jonathan Elee, Grice
    Alleged Perpetrator: Albert Devonte Brown, 26 and
    Jessica Denise White
    Relationships: current boyfriend of woman who murdered victim
    Town: Carthage      County: Moore
    Murder Weapon: gun
     
  30. Date of Murder: May 28, 2007
    Victim Name: Diane Locklear, 49
    Alleged Perpetrator: Bobby Hunt, 49
    Relationship: husband
    Town: Charlotte      County: Mecklenburg
    Weapon:
     
  31. Date of Murder: June 10, 2007 Murder/ Suicide
    Victim Name: Susan Pearce Hayes
    Perpetrator: Dale Stephens Hayes, 49
    Relationship: husband
    Town: Boone      County: Watauga
    Weapon: shotgun
     
  32. Date of Murder: June 15, 2007
    Victim Name: Ernest John Bradshaw, IV, 33
    Perpetrator: Randy Mose Baker, 47
    Relationship: Boyfriend of Victim’s Ex-Girlfriend
    Town: Raleigh      County: Wake
    Weapon: Kitchen Knife
     
  33. Date of Murder: June 18, 2007
    Victim Name: Sharlene Freeman, 46
    Alleged Perpetrator: James Earl Freeman, 46
    Relationship: estranged husband
    Town: Edenton      County: Chowan
    Weapon: gun
     
  34. Date of Murder: June 25, 2007
    Victim Name: Tammy Duval
    Perpetrator: Marshall Duval
    Relationship: current husband
    Town: Greenville      County: Pitt
    Weapon: pistol
     
  35. Date of Murder: June 25, 2007
    Victim Name: Ronald L. Hunter, 41
    Alleged Perpetrator: Lisa Marie Hunter, 30, Travis Kinton, 19
    Relationship: wife, family friend
    Town: Fayetteville      County: Cumberland
    Weapon:
     
  36. Date of Murder: July 1, 2007
    Victim Name: Veronica Elaine Malone, 38
    Alleged Perpetrator: Victoria Graham Goode, 55
    Relationship: ex-girlfriend of victim’s friend
    Town: Raleigh      County: Wake
    Weapon: Car
     
  37. Date of Murder: July 3, 2007 Murder/ Suicide
    Victim Name: Katherine Mardell Krejci, 23
    Perpetrator Name: Kenny Y. Salas, 30
    Relationship: boyfriend
    Town: Fayetteville      County: Cumberland
    Weapon: gun
     
  38. Date of Murder: July 5, 2007
    Victim Name: Andrew Andre Allen, 33
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Marguerita Charise Latimore, 23
    Relationship: girlfriend
    Town: Charlotte      County: Mecklenburg
    Murder Weapon:
     
  39. Date of Murder: July 10, 2007
    Victim Name: MacArthur Thompson, 40
    Perpetrator Name: Donna Patrick Thompson. 41
    Relationship: wife
    Town: Gibsonville      County: Guilford
    Murder Weapon: knife
     
  40. Date of Murder: July 25, 2007 Murder/ Suicide
    Victim Name: Laura Renee Triplett, 34
    Perpetrator Name: Bobby Joe Hodges, 34
    Relationship: estranged boyfriend
    Town:      County: Wilkes
    Murder Weapon: 357 Magnum
     
  41. Date of Murder: July 26, 2007 (body found)
    Victim Name: Robert Lincoln Slaydon, 87
    Alleged Perpetrator: Melba Gibbs Slaydon, 70
    Relationship: wife
    Town: Asheboro      County: Randolph
    Murder Weapon: asphyxiation
     
  42. Date of Murder: July 29, 2007
    Victim Name: Devon Tyrell Brown, 23
    Person who used deadly force: David Simmons
    Relationship: Victims’ estranged girlfriend’s uncle
    Town: Riegelwood      County: Columbus
    Murder Weapon: Gun
     
  43. Date of Murder: July 29, 2007
    Victim Name: Inna Simonovich, 26
    Alleged Perpetrator: Dmitry Simonovich, 26
    Relationship: Husband
    Town: Asheville     County: Bumcombe
    Murder Weapon: “Bodily Force”
     
  44. Date of Murder: August 10, 2007
    Victim Name: Joanne Anderson, 45
    Alleged Perpetrator : Phillip Chad Britt, 36
    Relationship: boyfriend
    Town: Ranger      County: Cherokee
    Murder Weapon: strangulation
     
  45. Date of Murder: August 10, 2007
    Victim Name: Maria Micaela DeLeon Rubio, 33
    Alleged Perpetrator: Marcos Rubio
    Relationship: estranged husband
    Town: Wilson      County: Wilson
    Murder Weapon: knife
     
  46. Date of Murder: August 16, 2007
    Victim Name: Sonia Long, 32
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Anthony Long, 35
    Relationship: estranged husband
    Town: Charlotte      County: Mecklenburg
    Murder Weapon: knife
     
  47. Date of Murder: August 18, 2007
    Victim Name: Tina Choate Hosch, 25
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Kenneth Lorenzo Bryant, 43
    Relationship: estranged boyfriend
    Town: Charlotte      County: Mecklenburg
    Murder Weapon: gun
     
  48. Date of Murder: August 23, 2007
    Victim Name: Kimberly Arnetta Davis, 35
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: John Wesley Hodge, 41
    Relationship: husband
    Town: Durham      County: Durham
    Murder Weapon: knife
     
  49. Date of Murder: August 24, 2007 Murder/ Suicide
    Victim Name: Catherine Smith, 31
    Perpetrator: Christopher George “Charles” Smith, 37
    Relationship: estranged husband
    Town: Hickory      County: Catawba
    Murder Weapon: Gun
     
  50. Date of Murder: August 26, 2007 Murder/ Suicide
    Victim Name: Jessica Leigh Johnson, 20
    Perpetrator Name: Jason Daniel Sehulster, 34
    Relationship:
    Town: Raleigh      County: Wake
    Murder Weapon: gun
     
  51. Date of Murder: August 27, 2007
    Victim Name: Yolanda Dupree, 35
    Alleged Perpetrator: Mario Dupree, 38
    Relationship: husband
    Town: Rocky Mount      County: Edgecombe
    Murder Weapon: shotgun
     
  52. Date of Murder: August 27, 2007
    Victim Name: (unknown – 2 year old child)
    Alleged Perpetrator: Jerry Alan Helisek, 39
    Relationship: boyfriend of victim’s mother
    Town: Durham      County: Durham
    Murder Weapon: blunt force trauma
     
  53. Date of Murder: August 26, 2007 Multiple Murder
    Victim Name: Cylvonnia Preddy, 39
    Alleged Perpetrator: Shelton Mills, 30
    Relationship: former boyfriend
    Town: Grifton      County: Pitt
    Murder Weapon: gun
     
  54. Date of Murder: August 26, 2007 Multiple Murder
    Victim Name: Robert Bizzel, 33
    Alleged Perpetrator: Shelton Mills, 30
    Relationship: former boyfriend of victim’s girlfriend
    Town: Grifton      County: Pitt
    Murder Weapon: gun
     
  55. Date of Murder: August 29, 2007 Murder/ Suicide
    Victim Name: Tina Callahan, 33
    Perpetrator Name: Bryan Dwayne Callahan, 35
    Relationship: husband
    Town: Charlotte      County: Mecklenburg
    Murder Weapon:
     
  56. Date of Murder: September 9, 2007
    Victim Name: Stephanie Belk King, 27
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Lindsey Elbert Morgan, 31
    Relationship: boyfriend
    Town: In County      County: Gaston
    Murder Weapon: gun
     
  57. Date of Murder: September 14, 2007 (Missing)
    Victim Name: Atoi Watson, 24
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Eric Anthony Morales, 43
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: Charlotte      County: Mecklenburg
    Murder Weapon: unknown
     
  58. Date of Murder: September 25, 2007
    Victim Name: Robin Ann Newton, 44
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Nathan Leatherwood, 21
    Relationship: Son of victim’s boyfriend
    Town: Peachtree      County: Cherokee
    Murder Weapon: hands
     
  59. Date of Murder: September 2007
    Victim Name: Denise Collins Ball, 46
    Perpetrator Name: Clarence Nelson Stone Jr, 50
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: Pleasant Garden      County: Guilford
    Weapon: Drowning
     
  60. Date of Murder: October 4, 2007
    Victim Name: Kaye Delaine Conrad, 46
    Alleged Perpetrator: William Smith, 65
    Relationship: boyfriend
    Town: Winston-Salem      County: Forsyth
    Murder Weapon: gun
     
  61. Date of Murder: October 4, 2007 (reported missing)
    Victim Name: Donald Bradley Smithwick
    Alleged Perpetrator(s): Janet Denise Harrell, 33 &
    Raymond Christian Jedele, 38
    Relationship: ex-wife and her new partner
    Town: Ahoskie      County: Hertford
    Murder Weapon: gun
     
  62. Date of Murder: October 7, 2007
    Victim Name: Joyce Gabbard, 61
    Alleged Perpetrator: Charles Newcomb, 61
    Relationship:
    Town: Elizabeth City      County: Currituck
    Murder Weapon: gun
     
  63. Date of Murder: October 11, 2007 Murder/ Suicide
    Victim Name: Da’ath Locklear, 4
    Alleged Perpetrator: Robin Croft, 36
    Relationship: Mother
    Town: Gastonia      County: Gaston
    Murder Weapon: gun
     
  64. Date of Murder: October 19, 2007
    Victim Name: Richard Louis Deas, 40
    Alleged Perpetrator: Markese Donnell Rice, 27
    Relationship: current girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend
    Town: Charlotte      County: Mecklenburg
    Murder Weapon: gun
     
  65. Date of Murder: October 20, 2007
    Victim Name: Christine Benfield, 41
    Alleged Perpetrator: Joel Bernard Haley, 55
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: Marion      County: McDowell
    Murder Weapon: fist
     
  66. Date of Murder: October 28, 2007
    Victim Name: Terrie Dewberry Bertha
    Perpetrator: Mario Jermaine Bertha
    Relationship: husband
    Town: Charlotte      County: Mecklenburg
    Murder Weapon: gun
     
  67. Date of Murder: November 6, 2007
    Victim Name: Naomi Taylor
    Perpetrator: Kevin Kraig Taylor
    Relationship: son
    Town: Kernersville      County: Forsyth
    Murder Weapon:
     
  68. Date of Murder: November 7, 2007
    Victim Name: Donna Berry, 33
    Perpetrator: Harold Eugene Berry
    Relationship: husband
    Town: Gastonia      County: Gaston
    Murder Weapon: gun
     
  69. Date of Murder: November 8, 2007 (body found)
    Victim Name: William Brouillard
    Alleged Perpetrator: Amanda Brouillard
    Relationship: Wife
    Town: Charlotte      County: Mecklenburg
    Murder Weapon:
     
  70. Date of Murder: November 10, 2007
    Victim Name: Anthony Devon Judd, 19
    Alleged Perpetrator: Warren Clifford, 45
    Relationship: Father of victim’s girlfriend
    Town: Zebulon      County: Wake
    Murder Weapon: Gun
     
  71. Date of Murder: November 11, 2007
    Victim Name: Naomi Elizabeth Harris, 61
    Alleged Perpetrator: Robert Lee Griffith, 62
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: Raleigh      County: Wake
    Murder Weapon:
     
  72. Date of Murder: November 12, 2007
    Victim Name: Carolyn Barnette, 50
    Alleged Perpetrator: Kenneth Owens
    Relationship: ex-boyfriend
    Town: Bessemer      City County: Gaston
    Murder Weapon: knife
     
  73. Date of Murder: November 25, 2007
    Victim Name: Chad Lopez Pollard, 31
    Alleged Perpetrator: Dwayne Maurice Lockhart, 35
    Relationship: Cousin of Victim’s wife’s ex-partner
    Town: Hamlet      County: Richmond
    Murder Weapon: knife
     
  74. Date of Murder: November 27, 2007
    Victim Name: Anna Loebsack, 36
    Alleged Perpetrator: Alton McCoy Beasley. 61
    Relationship: Father
    Town: Aiken, SC
    Note: Anna lived in Gastonia, NC, father in Aiken, S C,
    Father also killed Anna’s sister Elizabeth Beasely of Townville,
    SC then committed suicide
    Murder Weapon: Gun
     
  75. Date of Murder: November 28, 2007
    Victim Name: Marsha Gregory Welch, 51
    Alleged Perpetrator: Alfred  Young Willard III, 53
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: Spruce Pine      County: Mitchell
    Murder Weapon: Beaten
     
  76. Date of Murder: December 1, 2007
    Victim Name: Barbara Jean Jackson, 44
    Alleged Perpetrator: James Linwood “Bubba” Gause, 52
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: Chadbourn      County: Columbus
    Murder Weapon: knife
     
  77. Date of Murder: December 3, 2007
    Victim Name: Beatrice Fells, 49
    Alleged Perpetrator: Larry Fells
    Relationship: Estranged Husband
    Town: Charlotte      County: Mitchell
    Murder Weapon: Gun
     
  78. Date of Murder: December 4, 2007
    Victim Name: Linda Kathleen Main, 47
    Alleged Perpetrator: Robert Lane Main, 51
    Relationship: Husband
    Town: Courtney      County: Yadkin
    Murder Weapon: Shotgun
     
  79. Date of Murder: December 4, 2007
    Victim Name: Mitchell Todd Stimpson, 40
    Alleged Perpetrator: Robert Lane Main, 51
    Relationship: Neighbor
    Town: Courtney      County: Yadkin
    Murder Weapon: Shotgun
     
  80. Date of Murder: December 7, 2007
    Victim Name: Ebony Chatell Robinson, 21
    Alleged Perpetrator: Kenneth Earl White, 39
    Relationship: boyfriend
    Town: Durham      County: Durham
    Murder Weapon: gun
     
  81. Date of Murder: December 16, 2007
    Victim Name: Maria Lauterbach, 20
    Alleged Perpetrator: Cesar A. Laurean, 21
    Relationship: other
    Town: Jacksonville      County: Onslow
    Murder Weapon: unknown
     
  82. Date of Murder: December 20, 2007 Murder/ Suicide
    Victim Name: Stephanie McLean, 44
    Perpetrator: Eric McLean, 44
    Relationship: husband
    Town: Spring Lake      County: Cumberland
    Murder Weapon: gun
     
  83. Date of Murder: December 24, 2007
    Victim Name: Heather Lynn Lowery, 24
    Alleged Perpetrator: Calvin Rippy, 29
    Relationship: ex-boyfriend
    Town: Forest City      County: Rutherford
    Murder Weapon: Strangulation & knife
     
  84. Date of Murder: December 25, 2007
    Victim Name: A. Jeffrey Lee Walton, 50
    Alleged Perpetrator: Randall Allen Standiffer, 50
    Relationship: ex-boyfriend of victim’s girlfriend
    Town: Hillsborough     County: Orange
    Murder Weapon: gun
     
  85. Date of Murder: December 29, 2007
    Victim Name: Ashlee Jade Holland, 27
    Alleged Perpetrator: Steven William Hipps, 44
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: Indian Trail      County: Union
    Murder Weapon: Strangulation

 

 
 
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