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Third teen charged with murder in Goldsboro man's shooting death

Posted October 22, 2015

Corey Devon Sutton Jr., Terrance Lavon Forbes and Sade Oksana Stevens
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— Goldsboro police on Thursday added a third teen to the list of those charged with the Oct. 13 murder of Abdullah Ali Whitaker, found dead in his car of a gunshot wound.

Sade Oksana Stevens, 17, joins Corey Devon Sutton Jr., 17, of 416 Denmark St., and Terrance Lavon Forbes, 18, of 302 Olivia Lane, are all charged with murder and were being held in the Wayne County jail.

​Police found Whitaker dead inside a vehicle shortly after midnight Tuesday in the 200 block of West Spruce Street. Investigators said Whitaker was driving when he was shot and crashed his vehicle into a parked car. He was pronounced dead at the scene.


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  • Juan Sanchez Oct 22, 2015
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    Handsome Trio, Sade Oksana isn't that the name of the Japanese Steakhouse over at Crabtree Mall?

  • Jim Hinnant Oct 22, 2015
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    "Sade Oksana" Bet her parents expected much more from one with such a lovely name.

  • Tyrone Biggum Oct 22, 2015
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    Source so you guys don't complain about me making the numbers up.


  • Tyrone Biggum Oct 22, 2015
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    It's absolutely alarming that 52% of murders that occur in the US are committed by African Americans although they only make up roughly 13% of the population. How long until leaders in this community stand up, admit there's a problem, and start holding people accountable? How many more young lives have to be ruined and lead down a path of drug dealing, stealing, murder, etc because there's no one in the home to give them guidance and teach them right from wrong? It starts in the home.

    Everyday in the local headlines we read about another young black male that's been gunned down by a rival gang or another dope dealer. Literally every day.

    If you're a productive, respectful, contributing member of society, you can do anything you put your mind to. I'm just tired of hearing parents tell us how good of a kid their child was after they go out and murder someone. My question to them is: if your child was raised right, why are they running around with a pistol at 17 years old? Very sad.