Governor offers reward in murder in Northampton County

Published 9:39 pm Sunday, February 18, 2018

From the Office of Gov. Roy Cooper

RALEIGH —  Governor Roy Cooper has 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 U.S. Highway 301 and Macon Price Road in Garysburg, North Carolina. According to investigators, 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.