HOMICIDES - NOVEMBER 2023

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File Number: 2023-0140
Name: Deon Crawford
Race: Black
Sex: Male
Age: 20
Year of Death: 2023
Date / Time: 11/28/2023 at 9:43PM

Incident Address: 900 [Block] Dressage Trace

Details: On Tuesday, November 28, 2023, at 9:43PM, Columbus Police Officers were called to the 900 block of Dressage Trace on a report of a shooting. On arrival, officers found an adult victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. CFD Medic 35 transported the victim to Mount Carmel East Hospital in critical condition where they were pronounced deceased at 10:13PM.

 

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File Number: 2023-0139
Name: Kenjuan Howard
Race: Black
Sex: Male
Age: 26
Year of Death: 2023
Date / Time: 11/27/2023 at 6:39PM

Incident Address: 1100 [Block] E. Weber Rd.

Details: On November 27, 2023, at approximately 6:39pm, victim #1 and three persons of interest were seen in the 1100 block of E. Weber Rd. The involved parties had a conversation and were seen leaving the area in different directions. At some point, shots were fired, which struck victim #1. Columbus Fire Medic 16 personnel arrived at the scene and pronounced victim #1 deceased at 6:45pm. If anyone knows the identities of the three persons of interest, you are asked to call the Columbus Police Homicide Unit at 614-645-2228 or Detective Soviak at 614-774-7660.

 

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File Number: 2023-0138
Name: Anthony Reitan
Race: White
Sex: Male
Age: 34
Year of Death: 2023
Date / Time: 11/27/2023 at 9:55PM

Incident Address: 5400 [Block] Refugee Rd.

Details: On November 24, 2023, at approximately 9:55pm, Patrol officers were called to the 5400 block of Refugee Rd on the report of a disturbance. Prior to officers arrival, there were additional calls to 911 that a fight occurred and one of the combatants was no longer breathing.  Truro Township medic M162 transported the victim to Mt. Carmel East Hospital where he was subsequently pronounced deceased at 10:52pm. On November 27, 2023, the Franklin County Coroner's office conducted an autopsy of the victim.  Due to the victim's injuries, the Coroner has ruled this a Homicide. The other combatant has not been charged with a crime and is not being named at this time. The case will be investigated by the Homicide unit and ultimately referred to the Franklin County Prosecutor's office for review and any potential charges.

 

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File Number: 2023-0136
Name: Kandi Henderson
Race: Black
Sex: Female
Age: 42
Year of Death: 2023
Date / Time: 11/19/2023 at 4:37PM

Incident Address: 4800 [Block] Morse Rd.

Details: On November 19, 2023, at approximately 4:37 PM, Columbus Police Patrol officers were dispatched to the 4800 block of Morse Road on the report of a shooting. Officers arrived at scene and found a female, Kandi Henderson, suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Mifflin Township Medic #133 personnel transported the victim to an area hospital for treatment. At 6:46 PM, Ms. Henderson was pronounced deceased. The suspect, Mr. Stephan Turner, was involved in a standoff with Columbus SWAT personnel but later surrendered without incident. Mr. Turner was subsequently charged with Murder.

 

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File Number: 2023-0135
Name: Michael Holland
Race: Black
Sex: Male
Age: 41
Year of Death: 2023
Date / Time: 11/10/2023 at 5:52PM

Incident Address: 2800 [Block] Landon Dr.

Details: On November 10, 2023, at approximately 5:52pm, officers were dispatched to the 2800 block of Landon Dr on the report of a disturbance. As patrol officers were enroute to the call, it was upgraded to a shooting. When officers arrived at scene, they found the victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The officers rendered aid until Columbus Fire Medic 21 arrived and transported him to a local hospital. Despite receiving lifesaving medical care, the victim was pronounced deceased at 6:28pm. The suspect, who remained at scene, was charged with murder and slated at the Franklin County Jail.

 

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File Number: 2023-0134
Name: Bret Bennett
Race: White
Sex: Male
Age: 52
Year of Death: 2023
Date / Time: 11/11/2023 at 5:02PM

Incident Address: I-670

Details: On November 10, 2023 at 5:02pm, Patrol officers were dispatched to I-670 Eastbound between the N.4th St and Cleveland Ave exits on the report of a shooting. Upon arrival officers located a victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported to Grant Hospital were he was subsequently pronounced deceased at 5:26pm This incident appears to be the result of road rage. The other vehicle involved fled the scene and has not been located. We are asking for the public's help in identifying and locating this vehicle. PHOTOS are attached to this release. Please make note of the ladder in the bed of the truck.

 

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File Number: 2023-0133
Name: Marvita McCaskill
Race: Black
Sex: Female
Age: 63
Year of Death: 2023
Date / Time: 11/9/2023 at 8:49PM

Incident Address: 800 [Block] Berkeley Rd.

Details: On November 9, 2023, at 8:49pm, Patrol Officers responded to the 800 block of Lilley on shots fired. Upon arrival, Officers located the victim, Marvita McCaskill F/B/63, in rear of Berkeley Rd suffering from a gunshot wound. Despite rendering medical aid, Ms. McCaskill succumbed to her injuries, and was pronounced deceased at 9:08pm by CFD Medic 15.

 

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