January 1 - November 29, 2022 (42 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

  17. Date: May 2, 2022
    Victim Name: Gloria Peacock, 37
    Alleged Perpetrator: Mac Ricardo Lewis, 38
    Relationship: Partner
    Town: Rocky Mount
    County: Edgecombe
    Weapon: Knife

  18. Date: May 3, 2022
    Victim Name: Shadae Nicole Roscoe, 26
    Alleged Perpetrator: Wilson Te’Quon Williams, 26
    Relationship: Partner
    Town: Gatesville
    County: Gates
    Weapon: Firearm

  19. Date: May 5, 2022
    Victim Name: Tinikia Hodges, 48
    Alleged Perpetrator: Donald Ray Hodges, 48
    Relationship: Spouse
    Town: Conover
    County: Catawba
    Weapon: Firearm

  20. Date: May 5, 2022
    Victim Name: Robert Jenkins, 19
    Alleged Perpetrator: Emoni Alston, 22
    Relationship: Partner
    Town: Roanoke Rapids
    County: Halifax
    Weapon: Firearm

  21. Date: May 9, 2022 Murder-Suicide
    Victim Name: Gertie Frances Kendrick Duncan, 79
    Alleged Perpetrator: Jerry Gwynn Duncan, 79
    Relationship: Spouse
    Town: Leasburg
    County: Person
    Weapon: Firearm

  22. Date: May 24, 2022
    Victim Name: Tavarra LaShun Means Gutierrez, 44
    Alleged Perpetrator: Lawrence Guttierez, 51
    Relationship: Spouse
    Town: Greeneville
    County: Pitt
    Weapon: Unknown

  23. Date: May 28, 2022
    Victim Name: Brandy Nicole Smitherman, 38
    Alleged Perpetrator: Dennis William Stultz, 27
    Relationship: Partner
    Town: Germanton
    County: Stokes
    Weapon: Unknown

  24. Date: June 2, 2022
    Victim Name: Shatina Watson, 43
    Alleged Perpetrator: Michael Watson, 41
    Relationship: Spouse
    Town: Richlands
    County: Onslow
    Weapon: Firearm

  25. Date: June 2, 2022
    Victim Name: Aimee Wah, 32
    Alleged Perpetrator: Antione Jermaine Mills, 36
    Relationship: Partner
    Town: Spencer
    County: Rowan
    Weapon: Firearm

  26. Date: June 12, 2022  Murder-Suicide
    Victim Name: Melanie Shamel, 52
    Alleged Perpetrator: James Shamel III, 47
    Relationship: Spouse
    Town: Lexington
    County: Davidson
    Weapon: Firearm

  27. Date: June 19, 2022
    Victim Name: Amy Raelynne Phillips, 46
    Alleged Perpetrator: Shykwon Gibbs, 25
    Relationship: N/A
    Town: Conover
    County: Catawba
    Weapon: Firearm
    Note: Amy Phillips was allegedly killed by her daughter’s ex-partner Shykwon Gibbs in a domestic violence incident in which her daughter was also shot and sustained serious injuries.

  28. Date: June 25, 2022
    Victim Name: Mishael James “MJ” Auman, 37
    Alleged Perpetrator: Heather Hicks Auman, 37
    Relationship: Spouse
    Town: Seagrove
    County: Randolph
    Weapon: Firearm

  29. Date: July 5, 2022
    Victim Name: Jessica Locklear, 38
    Alleged Perpetrator: Cedric Locklear, 36
    Relationship: Partner
    Town: Maxton
    County: Robeson
    Weapon: Unknown
    Note: July 5 is the date Jessica Locklear's body was found. The exact date of her death is unknown.

  30. Date: July 12, 2022 Murder-Suicide
    Victim Name: Lisa Flynn, 71
    Alleged Perpetrator: William Flynn, 77
    Relationship: Spouse
    Town: Hillsborough
    County: Orange
    Weapon: Firearm

  31. Date: August 24, 2022
    Victim Name: Wendy Lynn Jones, 20
    Alleged Perpetrator: Glenn Locklear III, 24
    Relationship: Partner
    Town: Maxton
    County: Robeson
    Weapon: Unknown
    Note: August 24 is the date Wendy Lynn Jones' body was found. The exact date of her death is unknown.

  32. Date: August 24, 2022
    Victim Name: Tanisha Donnette Raeford, 47
    Alleged Perpetrator: John Lee Douglas, 53
    Relationship: Spouse
    Town: Fayetteville
    County: Cumberland
    Weapon: Knife

  33. Date: September 2, 2022
    Victim Name: Jamica Ann Hinton, 35
    Alleged Perpetrator: Antonia Tobias Greene, 34
    Relationship: Partner
    Town: Raleigh
    County: Wake
    Weapon: Firearm

  34. Date: September 4, 2022 Murder-Suicide
    Victim Name: Amber Jensen, 47
    Alleged Perpetrator: David Jensen, 47
    Relationship: Spouse
    Town: Carthage
    County: Moore
    Weapon: Firearm

  35. Date: September 7, 2022
    Victim Name: Jacqueline Beckwith, 54
    Alleged Perpetrator: Terrance J'Von Hartsfield, 33
    Relationship: Ex-partner
    Town: Wake Forest
    County: Franklin
    Weapon: Firearm

  36. Date: October 1, 2022
    Victim Name: Tina Sedberry Carlton, 50
    Alleged Perpetrator: Kevin Michael Allen Vaughan, 55
    Relationship: Partner
    Town: Oak Island
    County: Brunswick
    Weapon: Knife

  37. Date: October 19, 2022
    Victim Name: Alia Matti Balola, 37
    Alleged Perpetrator: A’Monte Zariq Jones, 20
    Relationship: Neighbor
    Town: Clemmons
    County: Forsyth
    Weapon: Firearm
    Note: Ms. Balola was allegedly killed when Mr. Jones fired a gun through his ceiling during a domestic fight, hitting and killing Ms. Balola in the apartment upstairs. Her death is included because she lost her life due to domestic violence.

  38. Date: October 28, 2022
    Victim Name: Anita Hyatt, 31
    Alleged Perpetrator: D’Metrius Hill, 31
    Relationship: Ex-partner
    Town: High Point
    County: Guilford
    Weapon: Firearm

  39. Date: November 5, 2022 Murder-Suicide
    Victim Name: Gail Lynne Plotner, 73
    Alleged Perpetrator: Undisclosed, 83
    Relationship: Spouse
    Town: Alarka
    County: Swain
    Weapon: Firearm

  40. Date: November 6, 2022
    Victim Name: Jamila Rogers, 27
    Alleged Perpetrator: Stanley Lemont Johnson, 44
    Relationship: Ex-partner
    Town: Raleigh
    County: Wake
    Weapon: Firearm

  41. Date: November 9, 2022
    Victim Name: Robert Allen Williams, 31
    Alleged Perpetrator: Jamie Strickland, 31
    Relationship: Partner
    Town: Erwin
    County: Harnett
    Weapon: Firearm

  42. Date: November 25, 2022
    Victim Name:  Travion Williams, 31
    Alleged Perpetrator: Latoria Anderson, 30
    Relationship: Spouse
    Town: Greenville
    County: Pitt
    Weapon: Firearm