Interracial felony homicides involving blacks and whites in August 2017

When it comes to interracial homicides, the media and the entertainment industry like to hype white on black homicides. However, Federal data suggests that black on white homicides are far more common. We are trying to create a large comprehensive database of these homicides to create the most honest and accurate picture.

This is not a complete list of every single interracial felony homicide that occurred. It is only the ones we have found so far. If you know of any more, please send us an e-mail. To see other months, click here.

White on Black (3)

On August 31st, Janarion Knox, 20, and Branique McKnight, 18, were shot in Hickory, NC. Police have charged a white male with their murders. A black male has also been charged as an accessory.


On August 11th, Devin Alexander Hayes, 24, was killed in Edgewater, MD. Police say a white male shot him during a party and then committed suicide.


Black on white (28)

On August 24th, Richard Pierce, 57, was shot and killed in Fort Lauderdale, FL. A black male has been arrested and charged.



On August 24th, Allen J Shevrovich, 25, was shot and killed in Ypsilanti, MI. Police say he made a drug deal with a black male, but the suspect shot and robbed him instead.



On August 24th, Anthony Shane Whiddon, 37, was shot and killed in Charleston, SC. He was working as head chef at a restaurant when a black former employee came in and shot him.



On August 23rd, Laura Lee Price, 55, was killed in Sumter County, FL. Police attempted to pull over a black male for illegally tinted windows. He led police on a high-speed chase and eventually slammed into multiple cars, killing Price.


On August 22nd, Dale Sands, 53, was shot and killed in Baton Rouge, LA. A black male has been charged. The murder is being called a robbery.


On August 21st, Duaine Hamilton, 81, was killed in Columbia, SC. He was working when in a Sear store when he died from being assaulted. Police say two black males assaulted him so they could steal a tv.



On August 21st, Donna Major, 59, and Kathryn “Katie” Skeen, 36, were shot and killed while working at a bank in Conway, SC. Police have charged a black male. The suspect is a career criminal.



On August 20th, Jason Price, 16, was murdered in his home in Panama City Beach, FL. Police say three black males killed him during a home invasion.



On August 18th, George Carroll, 42, was stabbed to death in NYC, NY. He was enjoying a night out with his wife. NYPD has charged a nineteen-year-old black male.



On August 18th, Shannon Keithley was raped and killed in Kansas City, MO. Police say a black male invaded her home and raped her. Then while trying to escape from him, she was hit by a car and killed.



On August 17th, Chelsie Lynn Kirschten, 23, was shot and killed in Jackson, MS. She was stopped at a red light when a black male shot her in the back. The suspect just walked away afterward without even stealing anything.


On August 14th, Kelly Cocagne, 30, was killed in Covington, KY. Police have charged her black boyfriend.


On August 13th, Steven Gibbons, 57, was killed in Kansas CIty, MO. He was walking back to his house from a convenience store. Police believe the perpetrated is a black serial killer who was targeting white males. The same suspect is believed to have killed a total of five people. The suspect has confessed to the murder of Gibbons and one other victim.


On August 12th, Christopher Mullen, 30, was shot and killed in Charleston, SC. Police have charged a black male.



On August 12th, Laramie Cline, 23, went missing from Ozark, AL. She was found dead in a suitcase in a black in Arkansas a week later. A black male from Florida is the suspect.



On August 12th, Janel Simpson, 27, was bludgeoned to death in Long Island, NY. Police have arrested a black male. Two other black females were also bludgeoned to death. Police say he used a hammer to kill all three.


On August 12th, David Peden, 57, was killed in Jackson, MS. He was murdered while staying at the Hilltop Inn & Suites. Security footage captured two black males and a black female.



On August 10th, Ernest Stevens, 77, was shot and killed in Hardeeville, SC. He was the former fire chief. Police have charged a black male.



On August 9th, David Deporis, 40, was dragged to death in Oakland, CA. A black male robbed him and then dragged him from his car.


On August 8th, Keith Odom, 49, was shot and killed in Baton Rouge, LA. He was a truck driver from TN. An 18-year-old black male has been arrested. 



On August 7th, Vera Tulbure, 33, was stabbed to death in her home in Gwinnett, GA. Her black boyfriend has been charged.



On August 4th, Kevin Carter, 51, and Timothy Hurley, 59, were killed in Longboat Key, FL. They were killed at the Zota Beach Resort, in what police are calling a “robbery gone bad.” A black male has been arrested.


On August 4th, Jessica Lyne Gomez went missing in Clare, IA. Her body was found ten days later. A black male and his white girlfriend have been arrested.



On August 2nd, Raymond Stewart, 50, was killed inside a home in Dallas, TX. A black male has been charged.



On August 2nd, Luke Yuzwa, 19, was killed in Johnstown, PA. Police have arrested a black male who is a career criminal. They are calling it a robbery.



On August 1st, Chelsea Pace, 21, was shot and killed in Brooksville, MS. Police have charged her black boyfriend. Her mixed race five-year-old child was also shot five times but survived.