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2008 Homicides

The City of Buffalo has had the following deaths ruled as homicides. Any information from the public in regards to these cases can be directed to the Buffalo Police Homicide Squad at 716.851-4466 or the Police Department's confidential TIPCALL hotline 716.847-2255. The cases are considered active, unless indicated otherwise.

NameDateLocation of IncidentStatus
Nathan D. Beaver1/1/2008Joslyn Placecleared
Thomas Swan1/24/2008Poultney St.
Thomas Liberatore2/7/08Prospect Avenuecleared
James Urbinato2/8/08East Eagle St.cleared
Djavad Smith2/11/08Michigan Avenue
Tony Lee Turner2/27/08Durham St.cleared
Tiffany Jackson3/1/08Best St. cleared
Luis Medina3/4/087th St.cleared
Christian J. Thomas4/8/08Montana St.cleared
Jamell A. Wright4/15/08Barthel Street
Bianca Leatherwood4/12/08Courtland Avenuecleared
Raymond Johnson Jr.5/07/08Rapin Place
Kevin Smith6/3/08Chenago Ave.cleared
Aretha Martin6/5/08Walden Avenue
Jermaine Martin6/7/08Bailey Ave.cleared
Kenneth Williams6/14/08Comstock&Kensington Ave.
Gregory Milhouse6/22/08Bickford Avenue
Sebrun Daniels6/28/08Jefferson Avenue
William Benton7/5/08Woltz Avenuecleared
Matthew Elliott7/5/08East Utica St.
Drayton Collins7/6/08Collingwood & Bailey Ave.
Mark Moody7/11/08Weber St.cleared
Chevas M. Clark7/28/08Leroy Avenue
Demone McDougald8/10/08Birch Place
Marque Lewis8/18/08Broadway near Swinburne
Loren Hinkle8/24/08Sanders Road, lower apt
Dhanika McDaniel8/24/08Sanders Road, lower apt
Nancylia Salter8/26/08Hagen St.cleared
Cheryl Booker9/15/08Fillmore Avenue
Omar Fraticelli-Lugo9/15/08Busti Avenue
Newborn baby9/19/08South Park avenuecleared
David Brown9/23/08Eller Avenue
Raquan Loyd11/7/07Busti Avenuecleared
James Simpson Jr.11/19/08Berkshire Avenue
Jamal Griffin12/5/08    Glenwood Avenuecleared
* Antonio U. Jones12/14/08Wohlers Avenue
Sarah Ernst12/25/0814th Streetcleared
                        * Incident happened on May 12th, 2008 at about 4am. The victim succumbed to injuries on December 14th