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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOMICIDES IN NORTH CAROLINA
from January 1 - November 19, 2014 (59 Murders)

 

  1. Date: January 3, 2014
    Victim Name: Janet Sheppard Petty, 54
    Alleged Perpetrator: Sanford Emanuel Snider, 51
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: Winston-Salem     County: Forsyth
    Weapon: Firearm
     
  2. Date: January 11, 2014
    Victim Name: Andrew Jay Tongate, 28
    Alleged Perpetrator: Gavin Joseph Zacheri, 31
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: Raleigh     County: Wake
    Weapon: Knife
     
  3. *Date: January 22, 2014 Murder-Suicide
    Victim Name: Martha “Terri” Benfield, 64
    Alleged Perpetrator: Clyde Benfield, 69
    Relationship: Husband
    Town: Mount Holly     County: Gaston
    Weapon: Firearm
     
  4. Date: January 23, 2014
    Victim Name: Courtney Rea, 22
    Alleged Perpetrator: Eric Hooker, 28
    Relationship: Eric was the father of Courtney’s newborn child
    Town: Wilson     County: Wilson
    Weapon: Firearm
     
  5. Date: February 12, 2014
    Victim Name: Jessica Cox, 25
    Alleged Perpetrator: Darryl Angelo Anderson, 37
    Relationship: Ex-boyfriend; father of Jessica’s three children
    Town: Concord     County: Cabarrus
    Weapon: Firearm
     
  6. Date: February 12, 2014
    Victim Name: Sharon Cox, 52
    Alleged Perpetrator: Darryl Angelo Anderson, 37
    Relationship: Father of Sharon Cox’s three grand-children
    Town: Concord     County: Cabarrus
    Weapon: Firearm
     
  7. Date: February 12, 2014
    Victim Name: Sheila Cerrano, 45
    Alleged Perpetrator: Darryl Angelo Anderson, 37
    Relationship: None.
    Town: Concord     County: Cabarrus
    Weapon: Firearm
    Note: Sheila Cerrano lived next door to Jessica Cox. It is believed that Mr. Anderson thought that Cerrano's husband was having a relationship with his ex-girlfriend, Jessica Cox.
     
  8. Date: February 19, 2014
    Victim Name: Delton Ray Jones, 59
    Alleged Perpetrator: Cynthia Marsh Donovan, 53
    Relationship: Girlfriend
    Town: Fayetteville     County: Cumberland
    Weapon: Knife
     
  9. Date: February 22, 2014
    Victim Name: Lynsey Miller Anthony, 29
    Alleged Perpetrator: Christopher Vaughan Collins, 38
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: Pinnacle     County: Stokes
    Weapon: Firearm
     
  10. Date: February 22, 2014
    Victim Name: Alia Harbi Odeh, 23
    Alleged Perpetrator: Jihad Hamdan, 26
    Relationship: Husband
    Town: Rocky Mount     County: Nash
    Weapon: Knife
     
  11. Date: March 11, 2014
    Victim Name: Danielle Locklear, 15
    Alleged Perpetrator: Je'Michael Malloy, 17
    Relationship: Ex-Boyfriend
    Town: Hope Mills     County: Cumberland
    Weapon: Hands (Strangled)
     
  12. *Date: March 24, 2014 Murder-Suicide
    Victim Name: Jamie Lynn Goode, 36
    Alleged Perpetrator: Menice Montel Smith, 41
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: Greensboro     County: Guilford
    Weapon: Firearm
     
  13. *Date: March 24, 2014 Murder-Suicide
    Victim Name: Michaela Dionne Brewington, 46
    Alleged Perpetrator: Menice Montel Smith, 41
    Relationship: Unknown
    Town: Greensboro     County: Guilford
    Weapon: Unknown at this time
    Note: Victim is believed to be an acquaintance of Defendant’s girlfriend, Jamie Goode who was also killed.
     
  14. Date: March 28, 2014
    Victim Name: Tara Osborne
    Alleged Perpetrator: Anthony Osborne
    Relationship: Estranged Husband
    Town: Lincolnton     County: Lincoln
    Weapon: Firearm
  15. Date: April 9, 2014
    Victim Name: Angelia Smith Taylor, 57
    Alleged Perpetrator: Nathan Holden, 31
    Relationship: Estranged husband of Victim’s daughter
    Town: Wendell      County: Wake
    Weapon: Firearm
    Note: Perpetrator killed the victim during an attempt to kill his estranged wife. His estranged wife, Latonya Holden, was also shot and is currently in critical condition.
     
  16. Date: April 9, 2014
    Victim Name: Sylvester Taylor, 57
    Alleged Perpetrator: Nathan Holden, 31
    Relationship: Estranged husband of Victim’s daughter
    Town: Wendell      County: Wake
    Weapon: Firearm
    Note: Perpetrator killed the victim during an attempt to kill his estranged wife. His estranged wife, Latonya Holden, was also shot and is currently in critical condition.
     
  17. Date: April 9, 2014
    Victim Name: Clara Gutierrez Aguirre
    Alleged Perpetrator: Antonio Gutierrez Aguirre, 43
    Relationship: Husband
    Town: Advance      County: Davie
    Weapon: Hands-Strangled Victim
     
  18. Date: April 22, 2014
    Victim Name: William Daniel Harris, 58
    Alleged Perpetrator: Donna Thomas Harris, 54
    Relationship: Wife
    Town: Hudson      County: Caldwell
    Weapon: Knife
     
  19. Date: May 3, 2014
    Victim Name: Mary Ellen Council, 40
    Alleged Perpetrator: Kelvin Donta McKiethan, 33
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: Elizabethtown      County: Bladen
    Weapon: Unknown at this time
     
  20. *Date: May 5, 2014 Murder-Suicide
    Victim Name: Melissa Preston, 43
    Alleged Perpetrator: Jonathan Preston, 46
    Relationship: Husband
    Town: Morrisville      County: Wake
    Weapon: Firearm
     
  21. *Date: May 16, 2014 Murder-Suicide
    Victim Name: Pretina Marie Tatum, 40
    Alleged Perpetrator: Patrick Lamont Isley, 44
    Relationship: Husband
    Town: Greensboro      County: Guilford
    Weapon: Firearm
     
  22. *Date: May 17, 2014 Murder-Suicide
    Victim Name: Judy Capps, 59
    Alleged Perpetrator: Gary Capps, 62
    Relationship: Husband
    Town: Nebo      County: McDowell
    Weapon: Firearm
     
  23. Date: May 26, 2014
    Victim Name: William Albert McMillan, 53
    Alleged Perpetrator: Mildred Michelle Hinton-Davis, 52
    Relationship: Girlfriend
    Town: Butner      County: Granville
    Weapon: Firearm
     
  24. Date: June 5, 2014
    Victim Name: Keri Jaye Edmondson, 32
    Alleged Perpetrator: Michael Andrew Gray, Jr., 29
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: Rocky Mount      County: Edgecombe
    Weapon: Unknown
     
  25. Date: June 6, 2014
    Victim Name: Geneva Smith, 25
    Alleged Perpetrator: Brian Lynn Mishue, 25
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: Laurinburg      County: Scotland
    Weapon: Fists
     
  26. Date: June 7, 2014
    Victim Name: Bianca Richardson Tanner, 31
    Alleged Perpetrator: Angelo Grayson Smith, Jr., 30
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: Greensboro      County: Guilford
    Weapon: Unknown
     
  27. Date: June 11, 2014
    Victim Name: Joyce “Jo” Price Eaton, 45
    Alleged Perpetrator: Anthony Clay Campbell, 53
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: McLeansville      County: Guilford
    Weapon: Knife & Firearm
     
  28. Date: June 11, 2014
    Victim Name: Toney Ann Johnson, 34
    Alleged Perpetrator: Rodney Roberto Wallace, 47
    Relationship: Ex-Husband
    Town: Spencer      County: Rowan
    Weapon: Unknown
     
  29. Date: June 11, 2014
    Victim Name: Carlos Russell, 35
    Alleged Perpetrator: Rotonya Russell, 40
    Relationship: Wife
    Town: Oxford      County: Granville
    Weapon: Knife
     
  30. Date: June 13, 2014
    Victim Name: Jordan Skaggs, 31
    Alleged Perpetrator: Christopher Michael Skaggs, 32
    Relationship: Husband
    Town: Richlands      County: Onslow
    Weapon: Firearm
     
  31. Date: June 15, 2014
    Victim Name: Frances Harley Gutnick, 52
    Alleged Perpetrator: Jimmy Wayne Estes, 51
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: Charlotte      County: Mecklenburg
    Weapon: Unknown
     
  32. *Date: July 2, 2014 Murder-Suicide
    Victim Name: Amanda Christine Hill, 16
    Alleged Perpetrator: Kristapher Michael Schmidt, 27
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: unknown      County: Stanly
    Weapon: Firearm
     
  33. Date: July 9, 2014
    Victim Name: Darrell Cash, 50
    Alleged Perpetrator: Dianna Haith, 41
    Relationship: Girlfriend
    Town: Burlington      County: Alamance
    Weapon: Mr. Cash was punched and fell to the ground resulting in a lethal head injury.
    Note: Darrell Cash was charged with assaulting Ms. Haith two days prior.
     
  34. Date: July 30, 2014
    Victim Name: Gary Simpson, 61
    Alleged Perpetrator: Andrew J. Michaelis
    Relationship: Son-in-law
    Town: Fayetteville      County: Cumberland
    Weapon: Firearm
    Note: Michaelis had attacked his wife Valerie with a knife at their residence. Valerie escaped and fled to her father’s home. Michaelis then fired more than 90 rounds of ammunition into the home, killing Valerie’s father and his grandson who were in the home at the time.
     
  35. Date: July 30, 2014
    Victim Name: Trekwan Covington, 10
    Alleged Perpetrator: Andrew J. Michaelis
    Relationship: Gary Simpson’s grandson (see above)
    Town: Fayetteville      County: Cumberland
    Weapon: Firearm
    Note: Michaelis had attacked his wife Valerie with a knife at their residence. Valerie escaped and fled to her father’s home. Michaelis then fired more than 90 rounds of ammunition into the home, killing Valerie’s father and his grandson who were in the home at the time.
     
  36. Date: August 10, 2014
    Victim Name: Barbara Ann Johnson, 54
    Alleged Perpetrator: Donald Eric Kincaid, 56
    Relationship: Fiancé
    Town: Morganton      County: Burke
    Weapon: Unknown/Blunt Force Trauma
     
  37. Date: August 10, 2014
    Victim Name: Freddie Charles Thompson, 21
    Alleged Perpetrator: Donald Eric Kincaid, 56
    Relationship: Mother’s Fiancé
    Town: Morganton      County: Burke
    Weapon: Unknown/Blunt Force Trauma
     
  38. Date: August 10, 2014
    Victim Name: Zakiya El Bey, 71
    Alleged Perpetrator: Donald Eric Kincaid, 56
    Relationship: None. Victim was a friend of Mr. Kincaid’s girlfriend who was also killed
    Town: Morganton      County: Burke
    Weapon: Unknown/Blunt Force Trauma
     
  39. Date: August 13, 2014
    Victim Name: Arthur Stuart Galloway, 61
    Alleged Perpetrator: Joan Delois Johnson, 60
    Relationship: Girlfriend
    Town: Rocky Mount      County: Nash
    Weapon: Knife
     
  40. *Date: August 15, 2014 Murder-Suicide
    Victim Name: Linda Haynes
    Alleged Perpetrator: Glenn Haynes
    Relationship: Husband
    Town: Shelby      County: Cleveland
    Weapon: Firearm
     
  41. *Date: August 20, 2014 Murder-Suicide
    Victim Name: Charlotte Scott
    Alleged Perpetrator: Bill Scott
    Relationship: Husband
    Town: Lumberton      County: Roberson
    Weapon: Firearm
     
  42. *Date: August 20, 2014 Murder-Suicide
    Victim Name: Jackie Casstevens
    Alleged Perpetrator: Jay Casstevens
    Relationship: Husband
    Town: Boonville      County: Yadkin
    Weapon: Firearm
    Note: Mr. Moody’s wife, Julia, the victim’s sister, had an ex parte DVPO. Mr. Moody came to the house where Julia, Jennifer, and Bernice Merriman were and began shooting, killing Jennifer and wounding Bernice Merriman.
     
  43. Date: August 21, 2014
    Victim Name: Adaline Maria Phillips, 47
    Alleged Perpetrator: Dwayne Patrick Robinson, 30
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: Gastonia      County: Gaston
    Weapon: Knife
     
  44. Date: August 22, 2014
    Victim Name: Nathalie Sipe Murphy, 44
    Alleged Perpetrator: Roy Morgan, 47
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: Taylorsville      County: Alexander
    Weapon: Unknown/Blunt Force Trauma suspected
     
  45. Date: August 25, 2014
    Victim Name: Cheryl Annise Bethea, 43
    Alleged Perpetrator: Ferjus Bernard Moore, 52
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: Winston-Salem      County: Forsyth
    Weapon: knife
     
  46. *Date: September 4, 2014 Murder-Suicide
    Victim Name: Brandy Nicole Thompson, 34
    Alleged Perpetrator: Jonathan Wayne Thompson, 32
    Relationship: Husband
    Town: Taylorsville      County: Alexander
    Weapon: Firearm
     
  47. *Date: September 5, 2014 Murder-Suicide
    Victim Name: Shirley Garcia, 55
    Alleged Perpetrator: Carmelo Garcia, 67
    Relationship: Husband
    Town: Clinton      County: Sampson
    Weapon: Firearm
     
  48. Date: September 7, 2014
    Victim Name: Princess Powell, 21
    Alleged Perpetrator: Christopher O’Brian Lennon, 29
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: Lumberton      County: Roberson
    Weapon: Unknown/Blunt Force Trauma
     
  49. Date: September 9, 2014
    Victim Name: Stephanie Leigh Lilley, 45
    Alleged Perpetrator: Blaine Allen Jarrett, Jr., 57
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: Knotts Island      County: Currituck
    Weapon: Firearm
     
  50. Date: September 13, 2014
    Victim Name: Jennifer Merriman, 17
    Alleged Perpetrator: Montannez Antonio Moody, 33
    Relationship: Sister's Husband
    Town: Richfield      County: Rowan
    Weapon: Firearm
    Note: Mr. Moody’s wife, Julia, the victim’s sister, had an ex parte DVPO. Mr. Moody came to the house where Julia, Jennifer, and Bernice Merriman were and began shooting, killing Jennifer and wounding Bernice Merriman.
     
  51. Date: September 13, 2014
    Victim Name: Marcus Anthony Keith, 24
    Alleged Perpetrator: Jakeya Karynne Davis, 34
    Relationship: Girlfriend
    Town: Durham      County: Durham
    Weapon: Knife
     
  52. Date: September 23, 2014
    Victim Name: Valerie Piner Yeomans, 45
    Alleged Perpetrator: Leonard Floyd Yeomans, 48
    Relationship: Estranged Husband
    Town: Davis      County: Carteret
    Weapon: Firearm
     
  53. Date: September 23, 2014
    Victim Name: Dennis Neal Harvey
    Alleged Perpetrator: Leonard Floyd Yeomans, 48
    Relationship: None
    Town: Davis      County: Carteret
    Weapon: Firearm
    Note: Mr. Harvey was the boyfriend of Mr. Yeomans’ estranged wife.
     
  54. Date: September 30, 2014
    Victim Name: Danielle Anita Hodges, 27
    Alleged Perpetrator: Brian O’Keith Davis, 25
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: Raleigh      County: Wake
    Weapon: Firearm
     
  55. *Date: October 2, 2014 Murder-Suicide
    Victim Name: Prudence Rosner, 68
    Alleged Perpetrator: Edward Rosner, 70
    Relationship: Husband
    Town: Charlotte      County: Mecklenburg
    Weapon: Firearm
     
  56. Date: October 15, 2014
    Victim Name: Jestine Anita Clyburn, 44
    Alleged Perpetrator: Paul Clark Williams, 55
    Relationship: Ex-Boyfriend
    Town: Charlotte      County: Mecklenburg
    Weapon: Firearm
     
  57. Date: October 16, 2014
    Victim Name: Lee Charles Covington, 51
    Alleged Perpetrator: Shanita Love, 28
    Relationship: Child in Common
    Town: Rockingham      County: Richmond
    Weapon: Knife
     
  58. *Date: October 24, 2014 Murder-Suicide
    Victim Name: Kimberly Kemp, 40
    Alleged Perpetrator: Jamie Moore, 41
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: Statesville      County: Iredell
    Weapon: Firearm
     
  59. Date: November 6, 2014
    Victim Name: Britney Jordan Puryear, 22
    Alleged Perpetrator: Logan Connail McLean, 21
    Relationship: Boyfriend
    Town: Fuquay Varina      County: Wake
    Weapon: Firearm
     

 

 
 
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