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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOMICIDES IN NORTH CAROLINA
from January 1 - December 30, 2009 (72 Murders)

  1. *Date of Murder: January 5, 2009 Murder/ Suicide
    Victim Name: Pamela Page
    Alleged Perpetrator Michael Page
    Relationship: Husband
    Town: Hickory      County: Catawba
    Weapon: Gun
     
  2. *Date of Murder: January 10, 2009 
    Victim Name: Mary Esther Avellaneda, 38
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Jose Cruz Avellaneda,
    Relationship: Estranged husband
    Town: Clinton      County: Sampson
    Weapon: Unknown
     
  3. *Date of Murder: January 12, 2009
    Victim Name: Deonna Hiatt, 19
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Christopher Scott Hiatt
    Relationship: Estranged husband
    Town: Mount Airy      County: Surry
    Weapon: Gun
     
  4. *Date of Murder: January 13, 2009  Murder/ Suicide
    Victim Name: Rex Andrew Cockman, 43
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Margaret Harmon Cockman, 49
    Relationship: Wife
    Town: Robbins      County: Moore
    Weapon: Gun
     
  5. *Date of Murder: January 13, 2009 
    Victim Name: Barbara Jean Phillips
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: William Pittman
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: Fountain      County: Pitt
    Weapon: Knife
     
  6. *Date of Murder: January 22, 2009
    Victim Name: Melanie Diana Ray, 24
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Kevin Marshall Robinson, 23
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: Red Springs      County: Robeson
    Weapon: Gun
     
  7. Date of Murder: February 14, 2009
    Victim Name: Brian Oxner, 40
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Christopher Love, 33
    Relationship: Victim's girlfriends' ex-boyfriend
    Town: Charlotte      County: Mecklenburg
    Weapon: Gun
     
  8. *Date of Homicide: February 24, 2009 
    Victim Name: June P. Carlyle, 49
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Jose Manuel Valdez-Masias, 44
    Relationship: Former Ex-boyfriend
    Town: Garner      County: Wake
    Weapon: Gun
     
  9. *Date of Murder: March 1, 2009 
    Victim Name: Charney Danell Watt, 18
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Gary Lavon Daniels, 18
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: Charlotte      County: Mecklenburg
    Weapon: Gun
     
  10. *Date of Murder: March 21, 2009
    Victim Name: Mylin T. Bullock, 16
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Jeffrey H. Gist, 33
    Relationship: Mother’s boyfriend
    Town: Durham      County: Durham
    Weapon: Beating
     
  11. Date of Murder: March 23, 2009 Murder/ Suicide
    Victim Name: Marcela Rodriguez, 24
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Francisco Montenegro, 52
    Relationship: Ex-boyfriend
    Town: Clinton      County: Sampson
    Weapon: Gun
     
  12. *Date of Murder: March 28, 2009 
    Victim Name: Natalie Romine, 41
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: James Fredrick Romine, 48
    Relationship: Husband
    Town: Louisburg      County: Franklin
    Weapon: Gun
     
  13. Date of Murder: March 29 ,2009  
    Victim Name: Jerry Avant Jr., 39
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Robert K. Stewart, 45
    Relationship: Estranged husband of co-worker at Pinelake Health & Rehab
    Town: Carthage      County: Moore
    Weapon: Gun
     
  14. Date of Murder: March 29, 2009
    Victim Name: Louise De Kler, 98
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Robert K. Stewart, 45
    Relationship: Estranged husband of employee at Pinelake
    Health & Rehab
    Town: Carthage      County: Moore
    Weapon: Gun
     
  15. Date of Murder: March 29, 2009 
    Victim Name: Lillian Dunn, 89
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Robert K. Stewart, 45
    Relationship: Estranged husband of Employee at Pinelake
    Health & Rehab
    Town: Carthage      County: Moore
    Weapon: Gun
     
  16. Date of Murder: March 29, 2009
    Victim Name: Tessie Garner, 75
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Robert K. Stewart, 45
    Relationship: Estranged husband of employee at Pinelake
    Health & Rehab
    Town: Carthage      County: Moore
    Weapon: Gun
     
  17. Date of Murder: March 29, 2009
    Victim Name: John Goldston, 78
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Robert K. Stewart, 45
    Relationship: Estranged husband of employee at Pinelake
    Health & Rehab
    Town: Carthage      County: Moore
    Weapon: Gun
     
  18. Date of Murder: March 29, 2009
    Victim Name: Bessie Hedrick, 78
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Robert K. Stewart, 45
    Relationship: Estranged husband of employee at Pinelake
    Health & Rehab
    Town: Carthage      County: Moore
    Weapon: Gun
     
  19. Date of Murder: March 29, 2009
    Victim Name: Margaret Johnson, 89
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Robert K. Stewart, 45
    Relationship: Estranged husband of employee at Pinelake
    Health & Rehab
    Town: Carthage     County: Moore
    Weapon: Gun
     
  20. Date of Murder: March 29, 2009
    Victim Name: Jesse Vernon Musser, 88
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Robert K. Stewart, 45
    Relationship: Estranged husband of employee at Pinelake
    Health & Rehab
    Town: Carthage      County: Moore
    Weapon: Gun
     
  21. *Date of Murder: March 29, 2009
    Victim Name: Latasha A. Coleman, 33
    Alleged Perpetrator: Scottie Moultrie, 36
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: Clarkton      County: Bladen
    Weapon: Gun
     
  22. *Date of Murder: April 7, 2009
    Victim Name: Cynthia Tillett Knighten, 49
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Clarence Douglas Phillips, 43
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: Grifton      County: Craven
    Weapon: Blunt force trauma

     
  23. Date of Murder: April 9, 2009
    Victim Name: Allen Pearson, 29
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Clarence Douglas Phillips, 43
    Relationship: Alleged perpetrator shot Officer Pearson, who responded to the homicide listed above
    Town: Grifton      County: Craven
    Weapon: Gun
     
  24. *Date of Murder: April 12, 2009
    Victim Name: Yolanda Nikkia Hill, 31
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Vernon Price Blackman, 37
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: Charlotte      County: Mecklenburg
    Weapon: Gun
     
  25. *Date of Murder: April 19, 2009
    Victim Name: Gabrielle Reece, 19
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: David Bishop, 21
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: Louisburg      County: Franklin
    Weapon: Gun
     
  26. *Date of Murder: April 24, 2009 Murder/Suicide
    Victim Name: Dawn Taylor, 38
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Laverne Bradley Jr., 39
    Relationship: Ex-boyfriend
    Town: Roanoke Rapids      County: Halifax
    Weapon: Gun
     
  27. *Date of Murder: April 26, 2009
    Victim Name: Gracie Locklear, 59
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Kenneth Roderick Chavis, 45
    Relationship: Ex-husband
    Town: Pembroke      County: Robeson
    Weapon: Blunt force trauma
     
  28. *Date of Murder: May 3, 2009 Murder/Suicide
    Victim Name: Robin Lovada Jarvis, 50
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Larry Eugene Jarvis, 53
    Relationship: Husband
    Town: Kinston County: Caldwell
    Weapon: Gun
     
  29. *Date of Murder: May 24, 2009
    Victim Name: Abby Alexander Baughn, 36
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Randy Martin Baughn, 38
    Relationship: Husband
    Town: Carthage      County: Moore
    Weapon: Gun
     
  30. *Date of Murder: May 25, 2009
    Victim Name: Jessica Sintara Lee-Morgan, 35
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Keith Devon Manuel, 32
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: Stedman      County: Cumberland
    Weapon: Knife
     
  31. *Date of Murder: May 30, 2009
    Victim Name: Ashley Denise Ward, 24
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Joshua Allen Bolen, 25
    Relationship: Ex-Boyfriend
    Town: Walnut Cove County: Stokes
    Weapon: Blunt force trauma
     
  32. *Date of Murder: June 1, 2009
    Victim Name: Yennifer Karina Fuentes, 31
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Victor Alfonso Cruz-Garcia, 22
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: Pineville      County: Mecklenburg
    Weapon: Gun

     
  33. *Date of Murder: June 1, 2009
    Victim Name: William Thomas Young, 27
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Tanya Renee Dixon, 39
    Relationship: Girlfriend
    Town: Charlotte      County: Mecklenburg
    Weapon: Gun

     
  34. *Date of Murder: June 11, 2009
    Victim Name: Tanisha Strong, 21
    Alleged Perpetrator: Jermaine Farmer, 30
    Relationship: Ex-boyfriend
    Town: Shelby      County: Cleveland
    Weapon: Gun
     
  35. *Date of Murder: June 13, 2009
    Victim Name: Jessica Gabrielle Michelle Pannachia-Ellis, 28
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Joseph Demetrius Muller, 40
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: Durham      County: Durham
    Weapon: Gun
     
  36. *Date of Murder: June 20, 2009
    Victim Name: Teresa Ann Dickerson, 35
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Douglas Harold McMickle, 40
    Relationship: Fiancé
    Town: Dallas      County: Gaston
    Weapon: Gun
     
  37. *Date of Murder: June 24, 2009
    Victim Name: Janet Harris, 58
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: C. H. Harris, 74
    Relationship: Husband
    Town: Winston Salem      County: Forsyth
    Weapon: Gun
     
  38. Date of Murder: June 25, 2009
    Victim Name: Edward William Riddle, 44
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Randy Tyson Bledsoe, 51
    Relationship: Victim's wife's ex-husband
    Town: Durham      County: Durham
    Weapon: Gun
     
  39. *Date of Murder: July 4, 2009  Murder/Suicide
    Victim Name: Catherine Flores, 34
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Jesus Flores, 41
    Relationship: Husband
    Town: Scotland Neck      County: Halifax
    Weapon: Gun
     
  40. Date of Murder: July 8, 2009
    Victim Name: Alexander Walker, 21
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: William Wesley “Wes” Schowengerd, 53
    Relationship: Stepfather
    Town: Rocky Mount      County: Nash
    Weapon: Gun
     
  41. *Date of Murder: July 8, 2010  Murder/ Suicide
    Victim Name: Lynda Schowengerdy, 56
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: William Wesley “Wes” Schowengerd, 53
    Relationship: Ex-husband
    Town: Rocky Mount     County: Nash
    Weapon: Gun
     
  42. Date of Murder: July 9, 2009  
    Victim Name: Lisa Porter, 47
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Mark Porter, 41
    Relationship: Husband
    Town: Burlington      County: Alamance
    Weapon: Knife
     
  43. *Date of Murder: July 10, 2009  Murder/Suicide
    Victim Name: Yumeka Caldwell, 21
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Antonio Phifer, 29
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: Charlotte      County: Mecklenburg
    Weapon: Gun
     
  44. *Date of Murder: July 16, 2009  
    Victim Name: Gerald Hardy, 60
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Jolene Kay Hardy, 55
    Relationship: Wife
    Town: Apex      County: Wake
    Weapon: Hammer/Crescent Wrench
     
  45. Date of Murder: July 16, 2009  
    Victim Name: Brian McLean, 35
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Aubrey Odum, 28
    Relationship: Victim’s girlfriends’ ex-boyfriend
    Town: Laurinburg      County: Scotland
    Weapon: Gun
     
  46. *Date of Murder: July 17, 2009   Murder/Suicide
    Victim Name: Amanda Leigh Caskey, 27
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Terry Anthony Campbell, 30
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: Belmont      County: Gaston
    Weapon: Gun

     
  47. *Date of Murder: July 18, 2009  
    Victim Name: Sandra Wengerd, 46
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: James Christopher Boshers, 43
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: Monroe      County: Union
    Weapon: Gun

     
  48. *Date of Murder: July 19, 2009  
    Victim Name: Jonathan Kiziah, 33
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Tina Hammer, 29
    Relationship: Wife
    Town: Randleman      County: Randolph
    Weapon: Gun

     
  49. *Date of Murder: July 28, 2009  
    Victim Name: Jaquelyn Larue Gore, 48
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Leslie Edward Smith, 62
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: Wake Forest      County: Wake
    Weapon: Gun

     
  50. *Date of Murder: August 15, 2009  
    Victim Name: Chadwick Abernathy, 33
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Benji Blackwell, 35
    Relationship: Girlfriend
    Town: Rougemont County: Person
    Weapon: Gun
     
  51. *Date of Murder: August 16, 2009   Murder/ Suicide
    Victim Name: Fabiola Rodriguez Bastida, 24
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Homero Cuezas Perez, 28
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: Randleman      County: Randolph
    Weapon: Gun
     
  52. *Date of Murder: August 16, 2009  
    Victim Name: Angela Hart, 45
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Rodney Robinson, 42
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: Asheville      County: Buncombe
    Weapon: Knife

     
  53. *Date of Murder: September 13, 2009   Murder/ Suicide
    Victim Name: Tiqko King, 29
    Alleged Perpetrator: Martavia Royster, 16
    Relationship: Girlfriend
    Town: Mount Olive      County: Wayne
    Weapon: Gun
     
  54. *Date of Murder: September 17, 2009  Murder/Suicide
    Victim Name: Tammy Pickett, 20
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Daniel Bradley Drayton, 22
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: Newton Grove      County: Sampson
    Weapon: Gun
     
  55. *Date of Murder: September 21, 2009  
    Victim Name: Jessy B. Richardson, 21
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Cpl. Cody Daniel Richardson, 22
    Relationship: Husband
    Town: Jacksonville      County: Onslow
    Weapon: Hands strangulation

     
  56. Date of Murder: September 25, 2009   Murder/Suicide
    Victim Name: Thomas Griffith, 52
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Richard Lee Buchanan, 61
    Relationship: Neighbor
    Town: Burnsville      County: Yancey
    Weapon: Gun
     
  57. *Date of Murder: October 7, 2009  
    Victim Name: Jammie Shatel Street, 30
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Daniel Jerome Montgomery, 31
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: Fuquay-Varina      County: Wake
    Weapon: Gun

     
  58. Date of Murder: October 7, 2009  
    Victim Name: Sgt. Mickey Hutchens, 50
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Monte Denard Evans, 35,
    Relationship: Alleged perpetrator shot Sgt. Hutchens after
    he responded to a DV-related call
    Town: Winston-Salem      County: Forsyth
    Weapon: Gun
     
  59. *Date of Murder: October 9, 2009  Murder/Suicide
    Victim Name: Brenda Delphine Parker, 48
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Cecil Vann Parker, 55
    Relationship: Husband
    Town: Gatesville      County: Gates
    Weapon: Hands - strangulation
     
  60. *Date of Murder: October 11, 2009   Murder/Suicide
    Victim Name: Linda Malone Thomas, 57
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Douglas Alan Thomas, 57
    Relationship: Husband
    Town: Mooresville      County: Iredell
    Weapon: Gun

     
  61. Date of Murder: October 19, 2009   
    Victim Name: Misty Lynn Carter, 21
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Jermaine Deprie Glover, 37
    Relationship:
    Town: Hendersonville      County: Henderson
    Weapon: Blunt force trauma
     
  62. *Date of Murder: November 2, 2009    Murder/Suicide
    Victim Name: Kathryn Maxwell, 43
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: William Maxwell Jr., 47
    Relationship: Husband
    Town: Fayetteville      County: Cumberland
    Weapon: Gun
     
  63. Date of Murder: November 2, 2009   
    Victim Name: Connor Maxwell, 17
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: William Maxwell Jr., 47
    Relationship: Father
    Town: Fayetteville      County: Cumberland
    Weapon: Gun
     
  64. Date of Murder: November 2, 2009   
    Victim Name: Cameron Maxwell, 15
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: William Maxwell Jr., 47
    Relationship: Father
    Town: Fayetteville      County: Cumberland
    Weapon: Gun
     
  65. *Date of Murder: November 7, 2009   
    Victim Name: Tigist Yemane, 23
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Davon Londell Thomas, 27
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: Charlotte     County: Mecklenburg
    Weapon: Gun
     
  66. Date of Murder: November 8, 2009   
    Victim Name: Cheyenne Yarley, 10 months
    Perpetrator Name: Frank Stepp, 26
    Relationship: Stepfather
    Town: Raleigh      County: Wake
    Weapon: Unknown
     
  67. *Date of Murder: November 10, 2009   
    Victim Name: Virginia Tillman Moll, 21
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Soyer Lewis Moll, 20
    Relationship: Husband
    Town: Hubert      County: Onslow
    Weapon: Hands - Strangulation
     
  68. *Date of Murder: November 26, 2009   
    Victim Name: Rodney Herron, 47
    Alleged Perpetrator Name: Dhonyale Davis, 47
    Relationship: Girlfriend
    Town: Statesville      County: Iredell
    Weapon: Gun
     
  69. *Date of Murder: December 7, 2009   
    Victim Name: Deanna Elizabeth Schermerhorn, 41
    Alleged Perpetrator: Christopher Warren Meade, 27
    Relationship: Husband
    Town: Seven Devils      County: Avery
    Weapon: Blunt force trauma
     
  70. *Date of Murder: December 11, 2009   Murder/Suicide
    Victim Name: Janet Mills McPherson, 42
    Alleged Perpetrator: Stephen Derick McPherson, 36
    Relationship: Husband
    Town: Graham      County: Alamance
    Weapon: Gun
     
  71. Date of Murder: December 30, 2009   
    Victim Name: Miguel G. Guerra
    Alleged Perpetrator: Arturyro Garcia Martinez, 20
    Relationship: Victim’s girlfriends’ ex-boyfriend
    Town: Wilson      County: Wilson
    Weapon: Gun
     
  72. *Date of Murder: December 30, 2009   Murder/Suicide
    Victim Name: Paola Aguilera Ayala, 24
    Alleged Perpetrator: Arturyro Garcia Martinez, 20
    Relationship: Ex-Boyfriend
    Town: Wilson      County: Wilson
    Weapon: Gun

 

 
 
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