Governor Offers Reward in Murder in Northampton County


Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced that the State is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the murder of Shawte Shaniqua Williams, 24 years old.

On May 2, 2017, Shawte Shaniqua Williams was found deceased in a field near the rail crossing at the intersection of US Highway 301 and Macon Price Road in Garysburg, North Carolina. According to investigators, Ms. Williams died from multiple gunshot wounds, including a close-range wound to her temple.

Anyone having information concerning this case should contact the Northampton County Crimestoppers at (252) 534-1110, the Northampton County Sheriff’s Office at (252) 534-2611 or the State Bureau of Investigation at (919) 662-4500.