FLVF MEMORY “WALL OF SHOES”

2018 North Carolina Domestic Violence Homicides

 

January 4, 2018
Rebakah Madelynn Hart-O’Sullivan, 51
Weapon: Firearm
County: Cabarrus

Rebakah Madelynn Hart-O’Sullivan was killed in a shooting at her home in the 100 block of Todd Drive NE just after 7:30 p.m. Police say there was reportedly a domestic dispute between Rebakah Hart-O’Sullivan and her husband, who was identified as 53-year-old Patrick William O’Sullivan. 
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January 11, 2018
Brittany White, 24
Weapon: Firearm
County: Mecklenburg

Lost to gun violence on January 11, 2018 in Charlotte, North Carolina. She was the life of the party. She walked into a room and just brightened everything up. Her smile was contagious and she had a beautiful personality and was loved and admired by many.
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January 20, 2018
Amanda Lindsay, 23
Weapon: Firearm
County: Forsyth

Her life was cut short when she was shot multiple times at her apartment. “The one memory I’ll always cherish about Mandi was her smile. You could be depressed, but if she smiled, you couldn’t help but smile, too,” her cousin Carlette Ewell said Tuesday. “She was very outgoing, and she’d give you the clothes off her back if she could.
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January 24, 2018
Nancy Clark, 72
Weapon: Firearm
County: Caldwell

Neighbors identified the couple as Johnny and Nancy Clark. They said Nancy was suffering from dementia and Johnny was trying to care for her. He had health issues too, however, and they said it was tough on him. “He had a hard time just caring for himself,”said neighbor Elizabeth Hurley, who added, “it’s just a sad situation.”
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January 28, 2018
Donna Katrice Richardson, 36
Weapon: Firearm
County: Halifax

The female victim of a murder-suicide Sunday in Halifax County was a Rocky Mount resident who reportedly worked as a stocker at the Wal-Mart in Rocky Mount. Donna enjoyed spending time with her close-knit family.  Her two adorable children were her world. She gave of her love, her time, and her talents to carve a special place in their hearts that would forever leave a positive nurturing impact. 
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February 6, 2018
Sybil Hardee, 78
Weapon: Firearm
County: Pitt

Greenville police were called to the home at 105 S. Warren St. where the Hardees had lived for decades on Tuesday to investigate a shooting that killed both of them just before 1 p.m. “Sybil and Ray were down-to-earth and they’d do anything in the world to help you,” Stoneham said.
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February 23, 2018
Edna Strother, 76
Weapon: Firearm
County: Cumberland

The couple had lived in the home for decades, and neighbors said they had heard them argue in the past. Officers were called to a home on Tiffany Court early Friday morning and found 72-year-old Edna Strother dead from a gunshot wound to her stomach.
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March 1, 2018
James McNair, 51
Weapon: Set house on fire
County: Nash

The sheriff’s office said Drake and her boyfriend, James McNair, had been in an ongoing verbal dispute between the two. Law enforcement had been called to the boyfriend’s residence earlier and asked Drake to leave.
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March 7, 2018
Raymond Griffin, 74
Weapon:  Firearm
County: Pamlico

Deputies responded to a call at a home on N.C. Highway 306 in Grantsboro on Wednesday and found 74-year-old Raymond Griffin with a gunshot wound to his chest. A news release from the sheriff’s office said the Griffins both lived at the home.
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March24, 2018
Tina Marie Knighten, 61
Weapon:  Firearm
County: Buncombe

This morning at 2:43 am the Asheville Police Department responded to Walton Street after reports of a possible suicide attempt. Upon arrival officers located Alvin William Wilson who was attempting to harm himself. Wilson notified officers that he had harmed his girlfriend, Tina Marie Knighten, 62 years of age, of Asheville. Officers responded to 127 Bartlett Street and found Knighten deceased.
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April 2, 2018
Dana Annette Foster, 30
Weapon:  Firearm
County: Randolph

Thirty-year-old Dana Annette Foster of Level Cross died at the scene. Twenty-eight-year-old Dustin Ricky Wilkie of Level Cross was taken to a hospital for treatment of his injuries. Chabot said the two were in a relationship. He says it appears the shooting was a murder-suicide attempt. Deputies are still investigating.
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April 8, 2018
Aiyonna Clarice Barrett, 18
Weapon:  Firearm
County: Moore

The case is now being investigated as a double homicide.  Police are now investigating the death of an 18-year-old pregnant woman in Southern Pines as a homicide. 
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April 11, 2018
Kacey Case Haney, 39
Weapon:  Firearm
County: McDowell

Inside the home, investigators found the bodies of 39-year-old Kacey Case Haney, of 182 Lonon Lane, and 49-year-old Christopher Scott Childres, of 43 E. Oakwood Drive in Nebo. Outside the home, they located the body of Jeffrey Dale Haney, 48, whose address is also listed as 182 Lonon Lane.
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April 11, 2018
Christopher Scott Childres, 49
Weapon:  Firearm
County: McDowell

Inside the home, investigators found the bodies of 39-year-old Kacey Case Haney, of 182 Lonon Lane, and 49-year-old Christopher Scott Childres, of 43 E. Oakwood Drive in Nebo. Outside the home, they located the body of Jeffrey Dale Haney, 48, whose address is also listed as 182 Lonon Lane.
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April 1, 2018
Katonya Charles, 38
Weapon:  Blunt force
County: Robeson

Officials with the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office said Willie Davis is charged with first-degree murder in the death of his girlfriend, 38-year-old Katonya Charles.
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April 5, 2018
Paige Rickard, 47
Weapon:  Knife
County: Guilford

“Very free hearted, very strong willed, very strong minded, Paige had a very good heart, she was willing to do for everybody the best that she could. She was with her aunt all the time and she took care of her aunt a lot, kind of like a care taker,” said Stephanie Williamson, Rickard’s friend.fficials with the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office said Willie Davis is charged with first-degree murder in the death of his girlfriend, 38-year-old Katonya Charles.
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April 11, 2018
Bennett Pladl, 7 months old
Weapon:  Unknown
County: Wake

A 7-month-old baby who was born from an incestuous father-daughter relationship was found dead in an upstairs bedroom of his father’s home in Knightdale, police say.
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April 11, 2018
Kelly James Taylor, 50
Weapon:  Firearm
County: Cabarrus

On April 11, 2018 at 9:54 our agency received a call that a male was located in the roadway in front of 4524 Tiffany Drive, Kannapolis. Officers arrived on the scene a short time later and found that the male was deceased and it appeared that he had been stabbed. The victim was identified as Kelly James Taylor.
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April 14, 2018
Adedayo Oke Odifa, 32
Weapon:  Knife
County: Wake

A 32-year-old man was found stabbed to death Saturday in the 4800 block of River Stream Way.
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April 18, 2018
Erica Nichelle Smith, 32
Weapon:  Firearm
County: Buncombe

The family appreciates the outpouring of support and prayers of the community. Erica was committed to her children and loved them dearly. Our family is devastated by the loss of them. Words cannot convey how we are feeling at this time.
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April 18, 2018
Harmony Smith, 13
Weapon:  Firearm
County: Buncombe

The family appreciates the outpouring of support and prayers of the community. Erica was committed to her children and loved them dearly. Our family is devastated by the loss of them. Words cannot convey how we are feeling at this time.
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April 18, 2018
Keithan Whitmire, 15
Weapon:  Firearm
County: Buncombe

April 22, 2018
Ruth Antionette Mallette, 59
Weapon:  Firearm
County: Vance

Daughter of slain Vance County woman warns others of domestic violence. A Warren County man is facing a murder charge following a deadly weekend shooting. Michael Talley, 47, was arrested and charged in the death of 59-year-old Ruth Antoinette Mallette.
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May 7, 2018
Melitha Metaits Lee, 41
Weapon:  Firearm
County: Forsyth

Melitha Metaits Lee and Eddie Colon Jr., have been identified as the victims in a double-fatal Winston-Salem shooting overnight.
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May 7, 2018
Elizabeth Lauren Smith, 33
Weapon: Firearm
County: Guilford

Officers found her outside the rear of the home with her two small children, ages 9 and 3. As two officers approached the residence, Alvin Smith emerged from the rear of the residence, shot her several times and fled back inside the residence, according to the news release.
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May 9, 2018
Wayne Curry, 54
Weapon: Firearm
County: Onslow

The daughter of a Sneads Ferry man killed in his home overnight said she cannot understand why someone would want to kill her father, “but it’ll come out eventually.”
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May 10, 2018
Whitney Jo King
Weapon: Firearm
County: Mecklenburg

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police charged a man with murder after he reportedly drove himself to a Steele Creek police station and told detectives he fatally shot his girlfriend.
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May 11, 2018
Cynthia Roundtree, 43
Weapon: Firearm
County: Robeson

The call was in reference to a domestic disturbance where two people had been shot, one of the victims, Cynthia Roundtree, 43, made the call.
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May 12, 2018
Lashayna Petrice Hunt, 31
Weapon: Firearm
County: Wilkes

Shew said an investigation determined that Rafael Elmont Harper shot Lashayna Petrice Hunt once before he shot himself in his house at 490 Rock Quarry Road, which is off N.C. 268 East in the Knotville community.
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May 21, 2018
Shalamar Venable, 39
Weapon: Firearm
County: Mecklenburg

A man was arrested Friday after he was wanted for the murder of a woman who was killed in May near uptown.

Santario Miller, 22, faces a murder charge in 39-year-old Shalamar Venable’s death.
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May 29, 2018
Jennifer Cantu, 28
Weapon: Firearm
County: Harnett

Deputies responded to the 100 block of Watchmen Lane in Cameron about noon and found the body of 28-year-old Jennifer Cantu. It appears that she had been shot.
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June 3, 2018
Jameriane Ardrey, 40
Weapon: Unknown
County: Mecklenburg

Officials say James Brewer killed 40-year-old Jameriane Ardrey during a fight at a motel in southwest Charlotte Saturday afternoon.
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June 7, 2018
Teresa Ann Praytor Stallings, 44
Weapon: Gasoline/fire
County: Henderson

A woman who was doused in gasoline and lit on fire during a December domestic dispute in Edneyville has died from her injuries.
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June 28, 2018
Jimmy Williams, 66
Weapon: Firearm
County: Robeson

Deputies went to 774 Water Tower Road in Orrum in response to a domestic situation, and Beverly Williams told them she and her husband had been arguing and she shot him, authorities said.
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July 4, 2018
Ashley Talarico, 30
Weapon: Firearm
County: Raleigh

“She was petrified of him, and she didn’t ask for help,” Cimino said. “She was scared. She was scared to ask for help.”
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July 24, 2018
April Anglin, 43
Weapon: Firearm
County: Rowan

Two suspicious deaths that law enforcement deemed last week as murder have now been labeled a murder, suicide.

The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office said Raymond Anglin, 43, apparently shot and killed his wife, April Anglin, 43, before turning the gun on himself.
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July 29, 2018
Roger D. Jones, 57
Weapon: Firearm
County: Cumberland

A Fayetteville woman has been charged in a shooting death that happened Sunday at the Tropical Motel on the 4300 block of Bragg Boulevard.
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August 16, 2018
Kristen Ashley Bennett, 24
Weapon: Unkknown
County: Carteret

Lewis Victor Branche III, 26, also known as Trey, of Hibbs Road in Newport, has been charged with an open count of murder and with concealing/failing to report the death of his girlfriend, Kristen Ashley Bennett, 24, according to a release from the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office.
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August 22, 2018
Marcquius Timmons-Moore, 43
Weapon: Unknown
County: Cumberland

A Fayetteville man accused of murdering his wife and then traveling to Las Vegas to evade capture is back in Cumberland County after being extradited following his Sept. 2 arrest in Las Vegas, according to arrest records.
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September 5, 2018
Shikeither Dinetta Smith, 35
Weapon: Firearm
County: Mecklenburg

Medic said one person was pronounced dead in the 1500 block of Newcastle Street in north Charlotte Wednesday morning.
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September 14, 2018
Jamys Leak, 37
Weapon: Knife
County: Guilford

A High Point woman died Friday after allegedly being stabbed by the father of her children.
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September 14, 2018
Alicia Lewis
Weapon: Firearm
County: Carteret

Deputies with the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office along with North Carolina Army National Guard soldiers responded Friday during hurricane conditions to a home at El Nora Lane in Otway to investigate the reported deaths, according to a CCSO news release.
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