Garner police offer reward in unsolved 2012 homicide of single mother

From staff reportsMarch 18, 2014 

— Police investigators are offering a $10,000 reward for information in the unsolved killing of Latoya McNeil.

McNeil and her mother, Angela Harding, 48, were shot in a parking lot at 207 Johnson St. on Nov. 30, 2012. Afterward, two men fled on foot toward Curtiss Drive. McNeil died at the scene.

Now police think there is a person or people who know something about the killing. Investigators ask anyone with information, or who observed suspicious behavior at the time of the crime, to call the Garner Police Crime Tip Line at 919-890-7318 or send an email to GPDtips@garnernc.gov. Callers may remain anonymous, the police department said.

Friends and family say McNeil was a single mom devoted to her three boys, ages 13, 9 and 5. At the time of her death, she had recently begun working with 2 year olds at the Garner Academy preschool on Aversboro Road and was planning to enroll at Miller-Motte College to study nursing.

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