Domestic Violence Homicides in North Carolina - 2017

January 1 - February 28, 2017 (6 Homicides)

1. Date: January 12, 2017
    Victim Name: Milton Ricardo Graham, 37
    Alleged Perpetrator: Latisha Toloria Johnson, 31
    Relationship: Girlfriend 
    Town: Charlotte     County: Mecklenburg
    Weapon: Knife

2. Date: January 22, 2017
    Victim Name: Angela Renee Winner, 37
    Alleged Perpetrator: Joseph Koonce, 42
    Relationship: Boyfriend 
    Town: Lumberton     County: Robeson
    Weapon: Firearm

3. Date: January 29, 2017
    Victim Name: Mary Littrell, 66
    Alleged Perpetrator: Wayne Littrell, 72
    Relationship: Husband 
    Town: Waynesville     County: Haywood 
    Weapon: Firearm

4.  Date: February 12, 2017
     
Victim Name: Latasha Devora Durham, 38
     Alleged Perpetrator: Steve William Smith, 40
     Relationship: Ex-Boyfriend
     Town: Ellerbe      County: Richmond 
     Weapon: Firearm     

5.  Date: February 12, 2017
     Victim Name: Gloria Jean Durham, 68
     Alleged Perpetrator: Steve William Smith, 40
     Relationship: None 
     Town: Ellerbe      County: Richmond 
     Weapon: Firearm 
     Note: Smith killed Gloria Durham, the mother of Smith's ex-girlfriend, Latasha Durham, in the process of killing Latasha Durham.

6.  Date: February 12, 2017
     Victim Name: Samuel Damon Durham, 42
     Alleged Perpetrator: Steve William Smith, 40
     Relationship: None
     Town: Ellerbe      County: Richmond 
     Weapon: Firearm 
     Note: Smith killed Samuel Durham, brother of Smith's ex-girlfriend, Latasha Durham, in the process of killing Latasha Durham. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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