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Police find body of missing Durham woman

Posted June 10, 2009
Updated June 11, 2009

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— The body of a missing Durham woman was discovered in the woods behind 823 Shay Drive Wednesday evening, according to the Durham County Sheriff’s Office.

Wanda Lynn Justice, 54, of Durham, was last seen on May 23.

Deputies said they arrested Rasheem Davis, 34, of Durham, with Justice's death. Davis confessed to stabbing Justice, deputies said.

Davis was also reported missing in May, deputies said.

The relationship between Justice and Davis was not immediately known.

Anyone with information about Justice's death is asked to call the Durham County Sheriff’s Office at 919-560-0885.


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  • concerncitizen Jun 11, 2009

    Another poor woman killed by a man! I bet he loved her? Lock him up and throw away the key! If he gets out he might love another women! WOMEN THIS IS NOT LOVE!

  • mjlt3 Jun 11, 2009

    What? The above comments - NOT making sense.... He looks like a dirty nasty drug head. My heart goes out to her family.

  • bons313 Jun 11, 2009

    He was arrested by Durham Police on an un-related charge when it was found that he had been listed as missing.

  • Just Once Jun 11, 2009

    They arrested him but he was missing?