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Friends and neighbors described ...
Friends and neighbors described Latrese Curtis as a bubbly, petite woman with a high-pitched voice, who confided in at least one friend that she wanted to start a family.
Latrese Curtis, the N.C. Central University student he had married nine months earlier, had not come home the night before.
told him she
was studying late at the library and might stop to get something to eat on her
Latrese Curtis was a student ...
Latrese Curtis was a student at N.C. Central University.
Robert Lee Adams Reaves, who served as a bishop with the Living In Favor Global Network Churches in Goldsboro, is charged with murdering Latrese Curtis, a student at N.C. Central University in Durham.
was stabbed to death in January, and her
body was dumped along Interstate 540 in Wake County.
The bespectacled Reaves, wearing an orange-and-white striped jumpsuit, was brought to court Friday from Central Prison, where he
has been held since his
arrest.Reaves' lawyer, George Kelly, sought bond for him during the hearing in Wake Superior Court, prompting the statements from Assistant District Attorney Howard Cummings.Cummings said investigators think Reaves had made sexual advances toward his
roommate, Steven Lamont Randolph, who was dating Curtis
Randolph rebuffed Reaves, who killed Curtis
in retaliation, Cummings said."It is the state's theory that the deceased became an obstacle to the defendant's desires to be with Mr. Randolph," Cummings said.Cummings said investigators have evidence that Reaves made unsuccessful advances toward other male friends and took revenge on their girlfriends.
On Jan. 29, the night before Curtis
' body was found, Curtis visited Randolph at Reaves' home, Cummings said.
, who was married, then left Reaves and drove to her
own home in East Raleigh that evening.
Latrese Curtis, the ...
Latrese Curtis, the 21-year-old student, was found stabbed, bloodied and lifeless on the edge of Interstate 540 in January 2008.
Prosecutors contended that Reaves killed Curtis
in a jealous rage.
They argued that Reaves fatally stabbed Curtis after his housemate, Steve Randolph, a college student who was struggling financially, rebuffed his sexual advances.
Curtis, a newlywed, was having an extramarital affair with Randolph, a former N.C. Central University basketball player.
and Randolph had a sexual liaison on Jan. 29, 2008, at the home shared by Randolph, Reaves and Reaves' sister.
Prosecutors argued that Reaves followed Curtis
home that night, forced her
car off the road and stabbed her
dozens of times before leaving her
body under the Rolesville exit sign on I-540.
Randolph did not want to worry about the possibility of an unwanted pregnancy with Curtis
, defense attorneys said.
was found dead on I-540.