Taneka Michelle Butler

Victim or Case Name and Number: Taneka Michelle Butler

Crime Committed or Inflicted: Murder

Crime Date: 1/10/2002

City/County: Goldsboro, Wayne County

State: North Carolina

District: Northeastern


On Thursday, January 10, 2002, Taneka Butler was socializing with friends outside a residence at 105 North Slocumb Street in Goldsboro. Shortly after 3:00 a.m., patrol officers of the Goldsboro Police Department responded to a "shots-fired call" at the location. Ms. Butler was discovered lying in the driveway with a gunshot wound. She was 21 years old when she died, leaving behind two young daughters.

Witnesses stated there were two shooters, and that everyone, including Ms. Butler, ran away when the shooting began.

If you have information about this case, call the Goldsboro Police Department (919) 580-4211. If you have any information about this or any unsolved case in North Carolina, please contact the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation, (800) 334-3000.

REWARD up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the death of Taneka Michelle Butler.

Last updated:     July 22, 2010