Below is a list of unsolved murders between 1972 and 2000 in Fayetteville and Cumberland County, North Carolina. (Source: Fayetteville Observer). Some of the murders may have been solved but only a few. Additional murders will be added.

Theresa Blackwell, 27, of Fayetteville was found beaten and possibly strangled beside a highway ramp off Central Business District Loop on Oct. 9, 1995. (Solved – Serial Killer Samuel McCullum)

Andre Patterson, 19, of 550 Horseshoe Road was shot once in the head on May 10, 1995, as he sat in his cab.

Laurence Tomlinson, 50, died on Nov. 3, 1994, after he was found unconscious from a beating in his apartment at 913 Willow St.

Ann Elizabeth Smith, 62, of Chase Street was killed by shots fired into her home as she slept on Oct. 20, 1994.

Gregory Lockamy, 34, of Branson Street died from smoke inhalation in a fire deliberately started on Nov. 24, 1991.

Jimmie Riddle, 24, a resident of a mobile home park off Country Club Drive, was beaten he drowned in College Lake on Sept. 9, 1991.

 Jimmie Alonzo Archie, 32, was found shot to death in the front seat of a car on Caledonia Circle off McLamb Drive and Murchison Road on Jan. 14, 1991.

 Shelby Williams, 32, of 620 Campbell Terrace was strangled to death. Her body was found beneath a bridge on Russell Street near Short Street on June 30. 1990.

 Kelvin McMillian, 28, of 1103 Madonna Drive was shot to death in the 2300 block of Murchison Road on Jan. 13, 1990.

 Rosa McMillian, 85, who lived alone at 2503 Camden Road near the Owen Drive intersection, was beaten and strangled at her home on Aug. 6, 1989.

 Dester Blackman, 34-year-old owner of Precision Collision Electric Shop on Goins Drive, died at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center after a man walked into his business on July 31, 1989, and shot him twice with a pistol.

 Rebecca Ann Thompson, 17, of 224 Nimocks Ave. died a week after being found with gunshot wounds on Sept. 27, 1987 near Greensboro and Hillsboro streets.

 Brenda Melvin, 25, of 1410 Pamalee Drive was found strangled in the Executive Motor Inn at 333 Person St. on Aug. 1, 1987.

 Abdul-Kareem Khalid, 23, of 4717-F Republican Drive was killed by a bullet wound in the head. His body was discovered in his apartment on April 6, 1987.

 Ossie Herring of 407-B Bryan St. was found dead in his apartment on Feb. 17. He had been beaten.

 Nathaniel ``Buddy`` Marshall, 46, of 339 Vanstory St. was shot to death as he stepped from his car at his home on Oct. 19, 1986.

 Jerry McKoy of 607 Campbell Terrace was robbed and stabbed to death by two men in the 800 block of Hillsboro Street on May 3, 1986.

 Richard W. Northrup, 45, of Box 2852, Valdosta, Ga., was found beaten to death in a vacant lot off Person Street near B Street on Oct. 28, 1985.

 Angelo Miles II, 16, of 1113 Turnpike Road was shot to death on Greensboro Street on Sept. 15, 1985.

 William McKoy, 52, of 418-A Vanstory St. was found dead at his home on Feb. 9, 1984. He had been shot.

 Jerome Johnson of 917 Davis St. was found dead on Feb. 7, 1981, in a wooded area near his home. He had been beaten.

Sept. 13, 1964 Terry and Alan Westerfield, unknown ages, un known cause of death.

July 17, 1972 Ethel Kinlaw and Rebecca Parker, unknown ages, unknown cause of death.

March 21, 1976 Willie Kinlaw, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

March 29, 1976 Nellie Hair, unknown age, blunt force.

March 1, 1979 Brenda Covington, unknown age, screwdriver.

Feb. 7, 1981 Jerome Johnson, 58, unknown cause of death.

Feb. 9, 1984 William McKoy, unknown age, handgun.

Sept. 15, 1985 Angelo Miles, 16, handgun.

Oct. 28, 1985 Richard Northup, 45, blunt force.

May 3, 1986 Jerry McKoy, 8, knife.

Oct. 19, 1986 Nathaniel Marshall, unknown age, handgun.

Feb. 17, 1987 Ozzie Herring, 72, strangulation.

April 6, 1987 Karem Khalid Abdul, 25, unknown cause of death.

Aug. 1, 1987 Brenda Melvin, 26, strangulation.

Sept. 27, 1987 Rebecca Thompson, 19, handgun.

July 31, 1989 Dexter Black man, 34, handgun.

Aug. 6, 1989 Rosa McMillian, in her 80s, hands.

June 30, 1990 Shelby Williams, 32, strangulation.

Jan. 14, 1991 Jimmy Archie, 33, handgun.

Sept. 26, 1991 Jimmy Riddle, 24, strangulation.

Oct. 20, 1994 Annie Smith, 62, handgun.

Nov. 7, 1994 Lawrence Tomlinson, 50, blunt force.

May 10, 1995 Andrea Patterson, 18, unknown cause of death.

March 3, 1996 Robert Smith, 34, blunt force.

Oct. 15, 1996 Mark Blackman, 19, handgun.

Jan. 14, 1999 Tyrone Garrett, 19, blunt force.

July 5, 1999 Maricia Rice, 30, handgun.

Nov. 27, 1999 Patricia Lapinskes, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

Dec. 14, 2000 Charles Arnold, unknown age, handgun.

April 21, 2000 Richard Keevil, 20, shotgun.

June 18, 2003 Marc Michaels, 51, knife.

July 19, 2003 Turner Monroe, 20, handgun.

July 17, 2004 Miguel Sandoval, unknown age, handgun.


Source: Fayetteville Police Department.

95 unsolved murders in Cumberland County

Following is the list of unsolved murders under the jurisdiction of the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office. The killings are listed according to the date of the murder, the name of victim(s), their age and how they were killed.

1972/1973 Barbara Baldwin, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

1973 Shirley Hoffman, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

July 9, 1974 Anthony King, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

Aug. 20, 1974 Denise King, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

Sept. 17, 1974 Sidney Shannon, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

June 8, 1976 Frank Jackson, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

Nov. 21, 1976 Jimmy Byrd, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

May 14, 1977 Peter Kane, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

Nov. 18, 1977 Johnny Strickland, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

Dec. 1, 1977 Dennis Bown, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

Nov. 17, 1977 James Shifflett, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

1978 Vickie McNitt, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

Sept. 15, 1977 Unknown female, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

Jan. 17, 1979 Roger McLaren, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

March 11, 1979 Rooneycq Harris, unknown age, unknown cause of death

April 4, 1979 Loureen Hassell, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

June 10, 1979 Earnest Garrett, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

Dec. 6, 1979 Helena Adams, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

Feb. 2, 1979 Marcela McInnes, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

Sept. 6, 1980 Lee Shumway, 22, Robyn Shumway, 18, Shari Hill, 17, Shaun Michael Hill, 20 months, all four were beaten to death.

July 31, 1980 Gary Finch, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

May 30, 1980 Carl Purcell March, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

Oct. 3, 1980 Jefferson Dildy Jr., unknown age, unknown cause of death.

March 2, 1981 Janice Murphy Perry, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

Dec. 4, 1981 Unknown remains, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

Dec. 11, 1981 Brad William Smith, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

Jan. 7, 1981 Roy Warren, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

March 28, 1982 Diana M. Bogan, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

May 4, 1982 Muriel Burns Kirk, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

Oc. 14, 1982 Unknown female, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

Dec. 24, 1982 Jonathan Masters, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

March 14, 1983 Frankie Horsely, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

April 18, 1983 Ronnie Wayne Dickerson, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

Sept. 10, 1983 James Earl Ferguson, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

Oct. 27, 1983 Human remains, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

Feb. 24, 1984 Adrian Walker, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

April 5, 1984 Richard Pursel, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

April 12, 1984 Daniel Callahan, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

June 3, 1985 Unknown remains, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

June 18, 1986 James Farmer, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

March 25, 1987 Curtis Matthews, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

May 18, 1987 Human fetus, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

June 6, 1987 Eric Martineves, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

Sept. 18, 1987 Learies Carter, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

Sept. 28, 1987 Joshua Peoples, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

June 27, 1988 Eric Cobb, 30, stabbed.

Oct. 11, 1988 David Porter, 29, shot.

June 25, 1989 James Holley, 20, clubbed to death.

June 27, 1989 Terrence Robinson, 31, unknown cause of death.

July 22, 1989 Carolyn Faye Smith, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

Oct. 5, 1990 Evelyn Huggins, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

Nov. 20, 1990, David Mack, 39, shot

Dec. 24, 1990, Ann Shanholtz, 65, strangled.

Jan. 31, 1991 Carol Schoer, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

July 29, 1991 Unknown female, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

Oct. 13, 1991 David Bracy, 47, shot.

Nov. 26, 1991 George H. Henry Sr., unknown age, shot.

Dec. 27, 1991 Steven Richie, 19, shot.

Jan. 11, 1992 David Sharff, 37, shot.

Feb. 4, 1992 Clarence Thomas, 31, shot.

Oct. 4, 1992 Carvin Bonds, 18, shot.

Dec. 1, 1992 Charles Riles, 57, shot.

May 21, 1993 Joann Harris, unknown age, shot.

1993 Unknown male, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

Aug. 7, 1993 James Williams, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

Oct. 2, 1993 Joe McAlister, unknown age, shot.

Nov. 14, 1993 Nathan Turner, 14, shot.

July 17, 1994 Kenneth Cheatum, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

Sept. 4, 1994 Herman Lee Locke, 20, shot.

April 20, 1995 Martha Ellen Edge, 29, shot.

Nov. 16, 1995 Ledell McGougan, 38, shot.

Aug. 10, 1996 Ruby Carter, 81, stabbed.

Oct. 13, 1996 Gaylord Johnson, unknown age, shot.

Oct. 13, 1997 Frankie Fowler, 34, beaten.

Oct. 24, 1997 Deborah Jones, 37, shot.

1997 Stella Bobbit, unknown age, shot.

June 3, 1997 Rachel McArthur, 29, blow to the head. Juliet Drive, Fayetteville, nc

Nov. 8, 1997 Andre Hines, unknown age, shot.

July 18, 1997 Robbie Jacobs, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

March 15, 1998 Derren Patterson, 29, shot.

Aug. 23, 1998 William Poe, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

May 17, 1999 Waddell Hickson, 40, shot.

March 3, 1999 Baby Michael, newborn, thrown from a car.

Nov. 19, 1999 Albert Griffin, unknown age, shot.

Dec. 29, 2000 Unknown person, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

Nov. 3, 2001 Antwone Jones, 23, shot.

April 20, 2002 Janet Norris, 39, asphyxiation (Suspect Isaac Micah McDonald)

2002 Rita Wortham, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

June 29, 2002 Jennifer Wright, 32, strangled.

Sept. 28, 2002 Chas Sanchez, 25, shot.

July 6, 2003 Valarie Kirk, 34, shot.

July 24, 2003 Walter Jones, 54, shot.

2003 Human skull found, unknown age, unknown cause of death.

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