January 1 - April 19, 2022 (16 homicides)

  1. Date: January 5, 2022
    Victim Name: Deanna Michelle Bockes,
    Alleged Perpetrator: Brent James Bockes, 50
    Relationship: Spouse
    Town: Sanford
    County: Lee
    Weapon: Unknown

  2. Date: January 8, 2022
    Victim Name: Amy Bland Roland, 44
    Alleged Perpetrator: Demetrius Montra Cooper, 40
    Relationship: Spouse
    Town: Greenville
    County: Pitt
    Weapon: Firearm

  3. Date: January 8, 2022
    Victim Name: Jamaica Delona Allen, 22
    Alleged Perpetrator: Terrell Lewis Jackson, 22
    Relationship: Partner
    Town: Broadway
    County: Lee
    Weapon: Firearm

  4. Date: January 10, 2022
    Victim Name: Mercedes Rosa Sterling 41
    Alleged Perpetrator: Roland Wayne Smith, 49
    Relationship: Partner
    Town: Fayetteville
    County: Cumberland
    Weapon: Firearm

  5. Date: February 11, 2022
    Victim Name: Ashley Drinnon, 48
    Alleged Perpetrator: Timothy Drinnon, 53
    Relationship: Spouse
    Town: Indian Trail
    County: Union
    Weapon: Unknown

  6. Date: February 13, 2022
    Victim Name: Jaquisica Wilson, 27
    Alleged Perpetrator: Corey Patterson, 29
    Relationship: Ex-partner
    Town: Charlotte
    County: Mecklenburg
    Weapon: Firearm

  7. Date: February 19, 2022
    Victim Name: Lailani Nicole Givens, 34
    Alleged Perpetrator: Arthur Lee Givens V, 30
    Relationship: Spouse
    Town: Mooresville
    County: Iredell
    Weapon: Firearm

  8. Date: February 21, 2022
    Victim Name: Hazel Leach, 28
    Alleged Perpetrator: Lawrence Thomas, 69
    Relationship: Partner
    Town: Whiteville
    County: Columbus
    Weapon: Firearm

  9. Date: March 6, 2022 Murder-Suicide
    Victim Name: Erica Thomas, 38
    Alleged Perpetrator: Joshua Laney, 41
    Relationship: Ex-spouse
    Town: Waxhaw
    County: Union
    Weapon: Firearm

  10. Date: March 7, 2022
    Victim Name: Heather White Boyce, 29
    Alleged Perpetrator: Melvin Boyce, 61
    Relationship: Spouse
    Town: Williamston
    County: Martin
    Weapon: Firearm

  11. Date: March 16, 2022
    Victim Name: Larry Benton
    Alleged Perpetrator: Wendy Benton, 61
    Relationship: Spouse
    Town: Laurel Hill
    County: Scotland
    Weapon: Firearm

  12. Date: March 28, 2022
    Victim Name: Charles Alexander Barber
    Alleged Perpetrator: Jessie Renae Owenby, 47
    Relationship: Partner
    Town: Statesville
    County: Iredell
    Weapon: Knife

  13. Date: April 18, 2022 Murder-Suicide
    Victim Name: Ashton Brown, 26
    Alleged Perpetrator: Aschod Ewing-Meeks, 26
    Relationship: Partner
    Town: Mocksville
    County: Davie
    Weapon: Firearm

  14. Date: April 18, 2022 Murder-Suicide
    Victim Name: Bella Rose Ewing-Meeks, 4
    Alleged Perpetrator: Aschod Ewing-Meeks, 26
    Relationship: Parent
    Town: Mocksville
    County: Davie
    Weapon: Firearm

  15. Date: April 18, 2022 Murder-Suicide
    Victim Name: Brixx Ewing-Meeks, 8 months
    Alleged Perpetrator: Aschod Ewing-Meeks, 26
    Relationship: Parent
    Town: Mocksville
    County: Davie
    Weapon: Firearm

  16. Date: April 19, 2022
    Victim Name: Montasia Arrington, 20
    Alleged Perpetrator: Jamazia Tillery, 23
    Relationship: Ex-partner
    Town: Littleton
    County: Halifax
    Weapon: Firearm