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2020 North Carolina Domestic Violence Homicides

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

Officers then responded to Ma’s residence at 4020 Banbridge Drive, where they found Ma’s wife, Jenny Thao Ta, 40, shot to death. Ta had died from an apparent gunshot wound to the head. Police believe that Ma killed his wife, then killed himself.

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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

The Harnett County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the deaths of two people at a home near Erwin.  At 6:23pm Tuesday, deputies were dispatched to a report of a suicidal person at 3093 Beaver Dam Road.
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Date: January 21, 2020      Murder-Suicide 
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.

Waynesville Police have confirmed the victim of an apparent murder-suicide on Long Street as Cynthia Lynn Smith, 38, and shared news of the death of her unborn child. Smith was 4 months pregnant, according to a police press release. 
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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

Investigators say Craig Lamont Sawyer, 31, and Alisha Marie Morgan, 25, were found shot to death inside the home on Austin Rd.
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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.

Officials say a man fatally shot another man before turning the gun on himself in a murder-suicide at a home in a Rowan County town Wednesday morning.
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Date: January 24, 2020      Murder-Suicide 
Victim Name: April Ireland, 26
Alleged Perpetrator: Michael Ireland, 39
Relationship: Husband
Town: Vanceboro
County: Craven
Weapon: Firearm

North Carolina authorities have confirmed that five family members were victims of a “horrific” murder-suicide last week, according to county officials.
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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

North Carolina authorities have confirmed that five family members were victims of a “horrific” murder-suicide last week, according to county officials.
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Date: January 24, 2020       Murder-Suicide      
Victim Name: Michael Ireland, 4
Alleged Perpetrator: Michael Ireland, 39
Relationship: Father
Town:  Vanceboro
County: Craven
Weapon: Firearm

North Carolina authorities have confirmed that five family members were victims of a “horrific” murder-suicide last week, according to county officials.
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Date: January 24, 2020        Murder-Suicide      
Victim Name: Bryson Ireland, 3
Alleged Perpetrator: Michael Ireland, 39
Relationship: Father
Town:  Vanceboro
County: Craven
Weapon: Firearm

North Carolina authorities have confirmed that five family members were victims of a “horrific” murder-suicide last week, according to county officials.
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Source: NCCADV