Lost in a Year 

For these 41 men and women, life was cut short in 2010.

We prefer to think of ourselves as invincible, especially when the year turns. We look ahead to a fresh slate, a running start into 365 days of possibilities. For these 41 men and women, however, life was cut short in 2010. And the people they left behind no doubt still grieve.

The city's youngest homicide victim was just two years shy of her 21st birthday. The oldest was only 68. When it comes to skin color, there is no equality: Nearly 90 percent of these victims were black, with two of them Hispanic and three white. Six were female, meaning that 22 of the 41 who died, or more than one half, were black men under 40 — 18 of them not yet out of their 20s.


Tracy O. Scott, 42, Jan. 12
Angela L. Moore, 41, Jan. 12
Brittney Randolph, 20, Jan. 22
Leonicio Deleon, 43, Jan. 24
Shawn L. Smith, 26, Jan. 28
Keith L. Brunson, 23, March 7
Gavin Pollard, 26, March 10
Tyree Jefferson, 39, April 1
Devin Morse, 26, April 1
Tarchelle Daniel, 36, April 2
Charles Jackson, 48, April 2
Christopher Johnson, 22, April 9
William Bagley Jr., 38, April 9
Christopher Mackin, 30, April 11
Jeremy Antonio Uzzle, 20, April 24
Brandon Justin Webb, 24, April 28
Reshawn Devon Thurman, 23, May 9
Carlos Markell Funn, 21, May 13
William Deonte Peet, 29, May 23
William Charity Jr., 46, July 14
Keith W. Bates, 47, July 18
William Overton Ennis Jr., 29, July 18
Shamarl Omar Whittaker, 22, July 20
Tameka Lashanda Claiborne, 27, July 21
Gregory Lee Jones, 29, Aug. 11
Marcel Lamar Davidson, 20, Aug. 20
Napoleon Hargrove Jr., 42, Sept. 8
Lawrence Andre Sykes, 23, Sept. 16
William Howell, 68, Sept. 18
Katrice Robertson, 25, Sept. 27
Sophia Alexander, 19, Sept. 28
Terrance Jason Robinson, 31, Oct. 12
Tyler Andrew Franks, 44, Oct. 14
Brandon Jarrel Thomas, 25, Oct. 20
James Lamont Louis, 36, Oct. 29
Christopher David Lee, 29, Nov. 9
Richard Herman Church, 52, Nov. 22
Wendell Jones, 24, Nov. 26
Donald Dock, 48, Nov. 27
Terezo Jesus Diaz Santizo, 40, Dec. 7
Arki Lamont White, 24, Dec. 29.

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