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Durham Crime Stoppers offers reward in killing

Posted September 3, 2008

— Durham Crime Stoppers is offering cash for information leading to an arrest in the July murder of Carrie Denise Watkins.

Watkins, 23, was shot shortly before 11 p.m. on July 18 outside of 503 Bruce St. She died at Duke University Hospital.

Investigators are looking to the public for help in solving the case. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200. Callers may remain anonymous.

The Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham will hold a prayer vigil in honor of Watkins on Thursday at 6 p.m. at the intersection of Owen and Bruce streets.


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  • scarletindurham Sep 4, 2008

    This poor girl's murder was just blurb on this website in the shadow of the Nancy Cooper murder. It's about time Carrie received some recognition.

  • Tired_of_LIBERALS Sep 3, 2008

    Which killing???