LIST: 60 Peninsula homicide victims from 2016. Lives cut short in arguments, robberies and domestic killings

Of the 60 homicides in the Peninsula area in 2016, there were 31 in Newport News, 22 in Hampton, four in York County, and one each in James City, Gloucester and Mathews counties.

The following list is the latest on each of the 60 homicides, with the information compiled from police, prosecutors, local courts and press reports.

NEWPORT NEWS

1. Jan. 3. Jalon Romell Wright, 18, black male, of Newport News, shot in drive-by shooting on Turnberry Boulevard. No arrests.

2. Jan. 4. DaShanika Sherrod, 25, black female, of Newport News, shot in her home on Heritage Way in Denbigh. Her ex-boyfriend, Anthony Mark Smith Jr., 26, black male, of Newport News, was charged with murder after police say he forced his way into her bedroom.

3 and 4. Jan. 14. Cade Antwoine Grey, 38, black male, of Norfolk, and Quinton Antonio Kelly, 30, black male, of Newport News, shot in minivan during robbery on Wickham Avenue. Laratio Lorenze Dantzler, now 34, black male, of Newport News, charged with two counts of first-degree murder and robbery. Jury trial set for March.

5. Jan. 14. Clifton Randolph Ewell, 59, white male, of Newport News, found dead of multiple blows to the head in his home on Erin Lane. No arrests.

6. May 1. Lavelle Singleton, 37, black male, of Newport News, shot on 25th Street. No arrests.

7. May 15. Jermell Hayes, 17, black male, of Hampton, shot on Deputy Lane in Denbigh. No arrests.

8. May 23. Charles Levar Sharpe, 34, black male, of Hampton, shot on Garden Drive. No arrests.

9. May 30. Bryce Edward Hinkle, 62, white male, of Newport News, found shot to death in home on Harpersville Road. Andrew Thomas Norton, 36, white male, of Newport News, charged with murder and robbery. Jury trial set for February.

10. June 3. Naisha Singleton, 26, black female, of Newport News, shot multiple times in home on 32nd Street in murder-suicide. Ex-boyfriend, Reginald Langley, 32, of Newport News, then crashed a car while being chased by police on Interstate 64 and was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Murder-suicide.

11. June 19. Antoine Marcus Williams, 23, black male, of Newport News, shot in a home in the 300 block of Circuit Lane. No arrests.

12. Aug. 21. James Gerald White, 32, white male, of Hampton, shot on 400 block of Nelson Drive, with a 27-year-old woman also shot but not fatally. The woman's ex-boyfriend, Lonnell De'Andre Lilly, 34, black male, of Newport News, charged with first-degree murder. Probable cause hearing scheduled for February.

13. Aug. 25. Aaron Gerard Bowman Jr., 24, black male, shot outside car at Motel 6 on J. Clyde Morris Boulevard. No arrests.

14. Sept. 10. 1-year-old black female, of Mattie Court, whose name has not been released, found dead, with investigators suspecting abuse by a caretaker. No arrests.*

15. Sept. 12. Robert Wayles Watkins IV, 19, black male, of Newport News, shot by an acquaintance during argument on Thorncliff Drive in Denbigh. Elijah Divine Bullin, 19, black male, of Newport News, charged with first-degree murder. Probable cause hearing set for March.

16. Sept. 15. Kevin Anthony Jackson, 28, black male, of Hampton, shot by acquaintance in argument on Briarfield Road and Chestnut Avenue. Cortez D. Bumphus, 24, black male, of Newport News, charged with murder. Probable cause hearing set for February.

17. Sept. 28. Jordan Le'wil Stith, 21, black male, of Newport News, shot by acquaintance in argument at house party on Ross Drive. Isaiah Davonte Phillips, 19, black male, of Hampton, charged with first-degree murder. Probable cause hearing scheduled for March.

18. Oct. 30. Jacob Kharendzyuk, 1-year-old baby, white male, found dead in his home on Charles Street. His father, Artur Y. Kharendzyuk, 26, white male, of Newport News, charged with second-degree murder. Kharendzyuk, also charged with several bank robbery counts, committed suicide in Prince George jail in November.

19 and 20. Nov. 12. Juwan Rashik Williams, 19, black male, of Newport News, and Demetrius Elijah Estes, 21, black male, of Newport News, shot in double slaying at Tarrytown Apartments, in 11000 block of Jefferson Avenue. No arrests.

21. Nov. 14. Kadeem Montrell Bryant, 23, black male, of Newport News, shot on Tara Court in Denbigh, in accidental shooting by acquaintance. Wantu Wilbert Jr., 23, black male, of Newport News, charged with involuntary manslaughter. Probable cause hearing set for February.

22. Nov. 15. Ka'Shawn Cummings, 23, black male, shot on Penrith Lane in Denbigh. Erick Lamont Jones Jr., 24, black male, of Newport News, charged with first-degree murder. Probable cause hearing set for February.

23. Nov. 17. MarQuail Manley, 24, black male, of Newport News, shot on Adams Drive, with two men seen running from scene. No arrests.

24. Nov. 22. Christopher Alexander Jordan, 32, black male, of Newport News, died after being shot Nov. 19 at Oak Avenue and 4th Street. Police described Jordan as uncooperative. No arrests.

25. Nov. 28. Tommy Jason Strayhorn, 42, black male, of Newport News, died after being shot in robbery by acquaintances on Nov. 24 on Randolph Road. James Curtis Miles, 33, black male, of Newport News, charged with first-degree murder. Police have warrants on file for Marqui Rishawn Pittman, 27, and Kadara Antoine Miles, 29, black males, on murder charges, but they are still at large.

26. Dec. 13. Christopher Grant, 46, black male, of Newport News, shot multiple times inside an apartment on Ash Avenue. No arrests.

27. Dec. 18. Sean Tremayne Clinton, 33, black male, of Newport News, shot outside convenience store in 4600 block of Marshall Avenue, with cousin shot and injured. No arrests.

28. Dec. 20. Eduardo Hernandez Amezcua, 51, white/Hispanic male, of Newport News, shot during struggle in his home on 31st Street during early morning burglary. Monte M. Stokes, 26, black male, of Hampton, charged with first-degree murder. Probable cause hearing set for February.

29. Dec. 21. Marcus L. West, 29, black male, shot in home on Langley Avenue. His domestic partner, Mark Gray, 37, white male, of the same address, then shot himself in the head. Murder-suicide.

30. Dec. 24. Darrell Hardy, 22, black male, of Portsmouth, shot inside kitchen in his home on Ivy Avenue, with bullet holes in back door of home. No arrests.

31. Dec. 28. Quinaya Brown, 24, black female, of Newport News, shot inside apartment on 21st Street. Boyfriend Sean Ward, 31, of Newport News, then shot himself in the head. Murder-suicide.

HAMPTON

1. Jan. 6. Barbara Ann Caton, 55, white female, found dead in Charolais Run home of strangulation and blunt force trauma to head. Her boyfriend, Richard A. Garrity, 65, white male, shot himself in the head. Murder-suicide.

2. Jan. 23. Leroy Doran Garner, 42, black male, of Hampton, found shot inside a car on Darnaby Avenue. No arrests.

3. Jan. 29. Timothy L. Jackson, 18, black male, of Hampton, shot by the owner of a pawn on shop on Mercury Boulevard, near King Street. Commonwealth's attorney says Johnson was armed and attempting to rob the owner when he was shot. Ruled justified.

4. Feb. 22. Jermaine Antonio Jackson, 35, black male, of Hampton, sitting in a car on Powhatan Parkway, shot by someone who walked up to the car. No arrests.

5. March 31. Jafari Lamont Mitchell, 18, black male, shot on Kecoughtan Road in Wythe by 71-year-old man who was sitting in his truck when a prosecutor says an armed Mitchell and 15-year-old tried to rob the 71-year-old man. Ruled justified.

6. April 13. Rashide Sylvester Fraser, 29, black male, of Roanoke, a passenger in a vehicle who was shot by someone in the car near Martha Lee Drive and Lassiter Drive. The car end up in a McDonald's parking lot at 4045 Mercury Boulevard. No arrests.

7. April 27. Elijah Wells, 24, black male, of Hampton, shot outside a KFC/Taco Bell on West Pembroke Avenue. No arrests.

8. May 9. Raheem O'Qwan Johnson, 20, black male, of Hampton, shot by several men who shot at group of people in grassy area at Bridgeport Apartments off Mercury Boulevard. No arrests.

9. June 2. Jonathan Powers, 19, white male, of Hampton, shot at North King and Kempton streets. Jahsean Kavon Lamont Curry, 18, black male, of Hampton, charged with first-degree murder. Jury trial scheduled for June.

10. June 15. Alex Henry Blizzard, 23, black male, of Hampton, found shot inside a car at Rosalee Drive and Norwood Circle. No arrests.

11. July 4. Gregory Delrio Whitlow, 34, black male, shot outside convenience story in 100 block of West Mercury Boulevard. An acquaintance, Samuel Henry Warner, 16, black male, charged with second-degree murder. Jury trial set for March.

12. July 4. Kevin Buie, 43, black male, of Newport News, shot outside his home off Victoria Boulevard. Chester Daniel McCright, 24, black male, of Newport News, charged with murder and robbery. Two other men also involved. Jury trial for McCright scheduled for May.

13. Aug. 6. Antoine Christopher St. Lawrence, 20, black male, of Portsmouth, shot during a robbery on Milford Avenue and Bright Street after he met two males to buy a gun. A 16-year-old has been charged with murder and robbery.

14. Aug. 20. Robert Lee Anderson, 24, black male, of Newport News, shot inside car at mobile home lot near 300 block of East Mercury Boulevard. No arrests.

15. Oct. 12. Jakwan Barnes, 20, back male, of Hampton, shot by homeowner on Peterborough Drive after prosecutor said an armed Barnes and another man forced way into home. Ruled justified by commonwealth's attorney. A co-conspirator, Angel Manuel Rivas Jr., 24, black male, of Providence Forge, faces numerous counts pertaining to the robbery. Probable cause hearing set for February.

16. Oct. 12. Tuhron James Satchell, 21, black male, of Newport News, found shot to death in the middle of the street on Pine Avenue, near Newport News city line. No arrests.

17. Oct. 19. Kevin Neal, 20, black male, of Hampton, shot when police said an armed Neal and another man tried to rob a resident at a party at Hampton Harbors apartments near Hampton University. Ruled justified by commonwealth's attorney. McCardeous Markell Askew, 22, black male, of Newport News, faces charges of malicious wounding and attempted robbery. Probable cause hearing set for March.

18. Oct. 25. Travuan Rouser, 19, black male, Hampton, shot from a moving vehicle on Ethel Drive, near Big Bethel Road. It's unknown if he was the intended target since witnesses refused to speak. No arrests.

19. Nov. 15. Gregory Lee Lewis, 60, black male, of Hampton, shot multiple times during a possible robbery inside an apartment at Colonial Landing Apartments on Kecoughtan Road. No arrests.

20 and 21. Nov. 18. Rasheed Dupri Saunders, 27, black male, of Hampton, Daquan Desimond Berkeley, 23, black male, of Newport News, shot in double slaying on Glascow Way. No arrests.

22. Dec. 23. Devin Tremaine Jones, 24, black male, of Hampton, shot in a car at Todds Lane and Whealton Road, and died after people in the car dropped him off at the Hampton Careplex. No arrests.

YORK COUNTY

1. July 1. Austin G. Baxley, 18, white male, of Portsmouth, was found shot to death on Crawford Road, near the Yorktown Battlefield at Colonial National Historical Park. Julian Rios, 20, white male, Portsmouth, charged with second-degree murder. Case scheduled to go before grand jury.

2. July 22. Kameron Stanley, 18, black male, of York, shot as he stood on a curb on Stewart Drive by someone in a green Mercedes. Derrick Va'Shawn Lee, 17, black male, of James City, charged with second-degree murder. (Murder charges against two other teens were dropped.)

3. Sept. 25. Giancarlo N. Di Fazio, 32, white male, of York, shot once in the chest by his wife in the Vineyard Heights subdivision. His wife, Lynn Judith Fogarty, 32, white female, York, charged with first-degree murder. Probable cause hearing set for April.

4. Nov. 24. Richard Irvin, 42, white male, of York, a security guard who was shot while escorting a man out of County Grill and Smokehouse on J. Clyde Morris Boulevard. Coleston Ryan Lewis, 27, white male, of Newport News, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder. Probable cause hearing set for Feb. 21.

GLOUCESTER COUNTY

1. Jan. 17. Joshua Steven Morrison, 18, black male, of York, was found dead in a car at the intersection of Ditchley and Gill roads just after midnight on Jan. 1, with a 15-year-old girl and two 20-year-old men wounded. Dijon Lamour Whitter, 18, black male, of York, charged with second-degree murder and malicious wounding. Circuit Court hearing set for March.

JAMES CITY COUNTY

1. April 17. Gabriel Ryan Maness, 34, white male, shot five times in a Norge Farm Fresh by a stranger. Brian Alexander Hicks, 56, white male, of Woodbridge, charged with first-degree murder. Jury trial set for February.

MATHEWS COUNTY

1. Sept. 16. Gary Flowers, 58, black male, of Mathews, found stabbed to death after domestic altercation on Shark Drive in Cardinal section of county. His wife, Monique A. Flowers, 49, black female, of Mathews, charged with first-degree murder. Jury trial to be scheduled in Mathews Circuit Court.

 

* State Medical Examiner's Office has not yet ruled this case a homicide, but Newport News police chief has included the death as a homicide in recent presentations.

Source: Local police, sheriff's offices and prosecutors, court records, press reports.

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