January 1 - March 16, 2020 (20 homicides)

    1. Date: January 1, 2020      Murder-Suicide
      Victim Name: Jenny Thao Ta, 40
      Alleged Perpetrator: Hong Van Ma, 49
      Relationship: Husband
      Town: High Point  
      County: Guilford
      Weapon: Firearm

    2. Date: January 7, 2020      Murder-Suicide
      Victim Name: Tena Renee Edwards Glover, 48
      Alleged Perpetrator: Randy Glover, 52
      Relationship: Husband
      Town: Erwin
      County: Harnett
      Weapon: Firearm

    3. Date: January 21, 2020      Murder-Suicide
      Victim Name: Cynthia Lynn Smith, 38
      Alleged Perpetrator: Robert Brian King, 43
      Relationship: Ex-boyfriend
      Town:  Waynesville
      County: Haywood
      Weapon: Knife
      Note: Ms. Smith was four months pregnant at the time of her death

    4. Date: January 23, 2020      Murder-Suicide
      Victim Name: Alisha Marie Morgan, 25
      Alleged Perpetrator: Craig Lamont Sawyer, 31
      Relationship: Boyfriend
      Town:  Aurora
      County: Beaufort
      Weapon: Firearm

    5. Date: January 23, 2020      Murder-Suicide
      Victim Name: Tyler William Hamilton, 30
      Alleged Perpetrator: Andrew Lee Myers, 26
      Relationship: Estranged husband
      Town: Granite Quarry
      County: Rowan
      Weapon: Firearm
      Note: Mr. Hamilton was allegedly shot and killed by Mr. Myers when he saw Mr. Hamilton leaving his estranged wife’s house. Mr. Myers allegedly then confronted his wife inside the house and shot himself.

    6. Date: January 24, 2020      Murder-Suicide
      Victim Name: April Ireland, 26
      Alleged Perpetrator: Michael Ireland, 39
      Relationship: Husband
      Town: Vanceboro
      County: Craven
      Weapon: Firearm

    7. Date: January 24, 2020      Murder-Suicide
      Victim Name: Caroline Ireland, 8 months
      Alleged Perpetrator: Michael Ireland, 39
      Relationship: Father
      Town:   Vanceboro
      County: Craven
      Weapon: Firearm

    8. Date: January 24, 2020      Murder-Suicide
      Victim Name: Michael Ireland, 4
      Alleged Perpetrator: Michael Ireland, 39
      Relationship: Father
      Town:  Vanceboro
      County: Craven
      Weapon: Firearm

    9. Date: January 24, 2020      Murder-Suicide
      Victim Name: Bryson Ireland, 3
      Alleged Perpetrator: Michael Ireland, 39
      Relationship: Father
      Town:  Vanceboro
      County: Craven
      Weapon: Firearm

    10. Date: January 29, 2020  
      Victim Name: Cassia Renee Duval, 29
      Alleged Perpetrator: James Isaac Jones Jr., 33 and Ajelet Sahar Landero, 25
      Relationship: Boyfriend and associate
      Town: Granite Pikeville
      County: Wayne
      Weapon: Firearm
      Note: Ms. Duval was 7 months pregnant at the time of her murder.

    11. Date: February 5, 2020 
      Victim Name: Nikolas Marquis Johnson, 22
      Alleged Perpetrator: Barry Eugene Campbell, 23
      Relationship: Ex-boyfriend of injured woman Maureen Chafatelli
      Town:  Elon
      County: Alamance
      Weapon: Firearm
      Note: Barry Campbell allegedly shot both Maureen Chafatelli and Nikolas Johnson the day after he and Ms. Chafatelli broke up. Ms. Chafatelli survived her injuries.

    12. Date: February 24, 2020 
      Victim Name: Joey Keith Boykin, 58
      Alleged Perpetrator: Harriet McNair Boykin, 67
      Relationship: Wife
      Town:  Garner
      County: Wake
      Weapon: Blunt force trauma (baseball bat)

    13. Date: March 1, 2020 
      Victim Name: Tyler Adam Williams, 25
      Alleged Perpetrator: Alisha Sweet Williams, 26
      Relationship: Wife
      Town:  Hamlet
      County: Richmond
      Weapon: Firearm

    14. Date: March 14, 2020      Murder-Suicide
      Victim Name: Christina Davis-Land, 52
      Alleged Perpetrator: Paul Land, 52
      Relationship: Husband
      Town:  Salisbury
      County: Rowan
      Weapon: Firearm

    15. Date: March 15, 2020  Murder-Suicide
      Victim Name: Jeannie Ray, 67
      Alleged Perpetrator: Larry Don Ray, 66
      Relationship: Husband
      Town:  Moncure
      County: Chatham
      Weapon: Firearm

    16. Date: March 15, 2020  Murder-Suicide
      Victim Name: Helen Mason, 93
      Alleged Perpetrator: Larry Don Ray, 66
      Relationship: Family member
      Town:  Moncure
      County: Chatham
      Weapon: Firearm
      Note: Ms. Mason was allegedly killed during an incident in which Mr. Ray killed his wife and multiple other family members.

    17. Date: March 15, 2020  Murder-Suicide
      Victim Name: Ellis Max Mansfield, 73
      Alleged Perpetrator: Larry Don Ray, 66
      Relationship: Family member
      Town:  Moncure
      County: Chatham
      Weapon: Firearm
      Note: Mr. Mansfield was allegedly killed during an incident in which Mr. Ray killed his wife and multiple other family members.

    18. Date: March 15, 2020  Murder-Suicide
      Victim Name: Lisa Mansfield, 54
      Alleged Perpetrator: Larry Don Ray, 66
      Relationship: Family member
      Town:  Moncure
      County: Chatham
      Weapon: Firearm
      Note: Ms. Mansfield was allegedly killed during an incident in which Mr. Ray killed his wife and multiple other family members.

    19. Date: March 15, 2020  Murder-Suicide
      Victim Name: John Paul Sanderford, 41
      Alleged Perpetrator: Larry Don Ray, 66
      Relationship: Family member
      Town:  Moncure
      County: Chatham
      Weapon: Firearm
      Note: Mr. Sanderford was allegedly killed during an incident in which Mr. Ray killed his wife and multiple other family members.

    20. Date: March 15, 2020  Murder-Suicide
      Victim Name: Nicole Lynn Sanderford, 39
      Alleged Perpetrator: Larry Don Ray, 66
      Relationship: Family member
      Town:  Moncure
      County: Chatham
      Weapon: Firearm
      Note: Ms. Sanderford was allegedly killed during an incident in which Mr. Ray killed his wife and multiple other family members.