2019 North Carolina Domestic Violence Homicides
January 21, 2019
Tulvel Denise McDougald, 27
The woman has been identified as 27-year-old Tulvel Denise McDougald. Her family has been notified of her death. Neighbors tell FOX 46 they knew of domestic-related incidents at the house in the past, but this time, it was deadly.
February 4, 2019
Sequanna Monroe, 36
Weapon: “Injuries consistent with a physical alteraction” according to investigators.
A Lillington man was charged with murder Monday after his girlfriend was found dead inside their home, authorities said.
Just before noon, the Harnett County Sheriff’s Office received a call about a possible dead person at 26 Johnsontown Road.
February 7, 2019
Tontoria York, 20
The family of Tontoria York, a pregnant 20-year-old woman who was killed in High Point, has shared photos of her with FOX8.
York’s boyfriend, 20-year-old William Hayes III, faces a first-degree murder charge in her death. He could face the death penalty or life in prison without parole for the alleged killing.
February 9, 2019
Ilana Jones, 37
A Henderson man suspected of killing his former girlfriend over the weekend was apprehended Wednesday afternoon in Oxford, police said.
Javius Dante Perry, 23, faces charges of first-degree murder and two counts of attempted murder.
March 10, 2019
Luis Felipe Ramirez-Flores, 28
The CMPD has charged 29-year-old Heather Nicole Ricci with First Degree Murder, in the death of 28-year-old Luis Felipe Ramirez-Flores.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective. Detective Lyon is the lead detective assigned to the case. The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visit the Crime Stoppers website.
March 9, 2019
Diana Alejandra Keel, 38
A North Carolina nurse went missing from her home over the weekend and investigators have not ruled out the possibility of foul play, authorities said.
Diana Alejandra Keel was reported missing by her daughter on Saturday, Nash County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Brandon Medina told ABC News Tuesday.
March 27, 2019
Terrell Boyette, 47
Terrell Boyette, 47, was found stabbed near his apartment around 2:30 a.m. He was taken to WakeMed where he died.
Police said the suspect is the victim’s 24-year-old boyfriend, Marcus Ni-Keith Jerkins. He is not in custody, but a search is underway.
April 20, 2019
Rebecca Purry, 28
Police say the incident occurred around 1 a.m. on Wednesday off Pendleton Street in Pickens. Officers say Vaught kidnapped his ex-girlfriend Rebecca Purry and shot her aunt during the altercation, which took place at the aunt’s home.
April 23, 2019
Crystal Barker, 43
Man charged with shooting, killing his wife had nothing to say in court. Barker is charged with murder in connection to the shooting death of his wife Crystal Barker. She was found dead inside their Vale home Tuesday night.
May 2, 2019
Elizabeth Pinkston, 30
The Scotland County Sheriff’s Office reported that deputies responded to Oak Street on Thursday in reference to a shooting. Upon investigation the criminal investigative unit found that William Brisson, 19, of Rockingham Road shot and attempted to kill 30-year-old Elizabeth Pinkson, reportedly his ex-girlfriend, during the argument.
May 18, 2019
Quinchelle Carr, 30
County: New Hanover
Two women who identified themselves as family members of Carr called 911 early Saturday morning telling operators they found Carr, 30, covered in blood on her bed in her home at the 600 block of N. 30th St. They didn’t know if she was breathing.
June 3, 2019
Caitlyn Alexis Truax, 18
The Burke County Sheriff’s Office was called to a home on McDuffy Road around 9:30 Monday night. When deputies got to the home, 22-year-old Jeremy Shayne Baldridge said he shot his ex-girlfriend, 18-year-old Caitlyn Alexis Truax.
April 23, 2019
Mary Susan “Susie” Pryor Montag, 52
Mary Susan “Susie” Pryor Montag, 52, passed away on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill, NC as the result of a domestic violence incident that occurred on Oct. 26, 2018 in Jacksonville, NC.
June 15, 2019
Maria Calderon Martinez, 28
Weapon: Firearm, Motor Vehicle
Deputies said they have been searching for Maria Calderon Martinez since June 15 after there was a fire at her home and two bodies were found inside.
The bodies were identified as her children, 11-year-old Angel E. Pacheco and 12-year-old America D. Pacheco.
July 2, 2019
Aliyah Sakinah Terry, 35
CMPD said a woman, identified as 35-year-old Aliyah Sakinah Terry, was found after she was stabbed on Gold Pan Road just off the Plaza Road Extension around 3 a.m. According to CMPD, officers received a call at that same home late Monday night for a domestic dispute. When officers got to the home, they spoke to a woman who told them no crime was committed.
July 16, 2018
Cynthia Dannar, 58
Cynthia Dannar, 58, was the owner of Dannar Hypnotherapy Clinic, a Page Road business that promotes hypnosis as a way to treat issues like depression and substance addiction. She also photographed weddings and other events through a side-business called Portraits in the Pines.
July 20, 2018
Jeffrey D. Odum, 31
Authorities have arrested 26-year-old Jada Hayes in connection with a double shooting that killed one man and injured another.
Robeson County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a reported shooting in the 200 block of Acre Lane in Orrum around 11 p.m. Saturday.
August 9, 2019
Rocio Gonzalez, 49
Rocio Gonzalez, 49, was shot and killed by her ex-boyfriend, Ramon Pedraza, outside her workplace Friday, Aug. 9, Burlington police say. The shooting occurred just after 4 p.m. in the parking lot near 2459 N. Church St., Burlington. Gonzalez was taken to Alamance Regional Medical Center with serious injuries, but died at the hospital that evening.
August 12, 2019
Jessica Rose Fowler, 34
Three people are dead and one person is seriously injured after a shooting at an apartment complex in Hickory late Monday night.
According to officials, the incident happened around 9 p.m. on 17th Avenue NE near the intersection with 3rd Street Drive NE. Three people, identified by police as 32-year-old Roxanne Auton Mitchem, 34-year-old Jessica Rose Fowler, and 37-year-old David Christopher Covington, were killed in the incident.
August 12, 2019
Roxanne Auton Mitchum, 32
Hickory Police officers responded just after 9 p.m. to a home in the 300 block on 17th Avenue NE in reference to reports of a female lying in the yard with a gunshot wound, according to a press release from the Hickory Police Department.
Officers found 32-year-old Roxanne Auton Mitchem dead in the yard, according to the release.