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Victim's mother pleads for help to solve Wayne double homicide

Posted December 10, 2013

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— Five weeks after two people were killed in a Mount Olive home, the mother of one of the victims on Tuesday recalled finding their bodies and asked that anyone who knows anything about the crime give the information to investigators.

Tyrone "TJ" Beamon Jr., 27, and Shaundrea Juanette Milhouse, 21, of Knightdale, were found dead in a bathtub of Beamon's 638 Waller Road home on Nov. 5 in what Wayne County Sheriff Carey Winders called a "gruesome" and "very vindictive" crime.

Investigators said they believe the couple was killed at least a day before their bodies were found.

Beamon's mother, Wanda Green, said the couple hadn't returned phone calls for a couple of days before she went to the house to check on them. She first saw Beamon's 3-year-old son Milhouse's children – ages 4 years and 9 months – peeking at her through a window, and the 4-year-old told her what happened as soon as she got inside.

"TJ and Mommy are in the tub. They are dead," Green said the boy told her. "What he was saying to me, a 4-year-old could not come out with that."

She then went into the bedroom and found the bodies. Their hands appeared to have been bound, she said.

"I shook him and called his name out. No response," she said.

None of the children was harmed.

"I do not know what kind of person takes two parents' lives and leaves three children to fend for themselves," Green said.

Wanda Green, mother of murder victim Mother recalls finding slain bodies of son, his girlfriend

Authorities have released few details in the investigation, saying only that the home didn't appear to be ransacked and that drugs didn't appear to be involved.

The cause of death hasn't been released for either Beamon or Milhouse.

Green pleaded for tips that would help investigators crack the case, saying the family is desperate for answers and noting that authorities have given them little information.

"In my life, it used to be one day at a time. Now, it is one minute, one second. I am just not moving forward," she said.

Beamon's father on Monday added $3,000 to the $3,000 reward offered by the Wayne County Sheriff's Office for information leading to an arrest in the case.

Anyone with information in the case is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 919-735-2255 or text at 919-222-4230.


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  • disgusted2010 Dec 11, 2013

    Nothing worse than a snitch or a rat......
    Obamacare for one and all

    A statement whose ignorance is only exceeded by its stupidity. This is what happens when the leftists demand that convicts are given computers.

  • tripletx3 Dec 11, 2013

    Regardless of whether they were trying to get their lives back on track or not this was a sick crime! It doesn't matter what kind of life you lived previously noone deserves to die in front of thier children. People really need to stop judging others and see things for what they really are...this world is lying in the power of the wicked one--Satan--and he is using/controlling as many people as he can to commit crimes such as these, and do not think for one minute that it can't happen to you or I--random people have been targetted and killed for no reason at all. That's why it's so important to thank God for every day that you are alive.

  • JustOneGodLessThanU Dec 11, 2013

    Some neighborhoods take pride in how hard they work keeping information from the police. No snitchin' and all that.

    For this family, I hope someone comes forward and then others learn the value in reporting crimes.

  • brandy213122 Dec 11, 2013

    I agree Vile Garbage.

  • NCSU84 Dec 11, 2013

    A sad story for all involved, other than for the low life killers.

  • ThaTruth4 Dec 11, 2013

    How sad. That's y I stay 2 myself...at home...with my Husband & kids. Ppl are sick/hot tempered these days & will stop at no cost. I'm praying for the victims' family.

  • shortcake53 Dec 11, 2013

    My heart goes out to the families and those poor children who witnessed such horror. I pray they find the people responsible.

  • vile garbage Dec 11, 2013

    If they find out who was sorry enough to do this, they should get the death penalty with 0 plea bargaining. This is terrible