We Remember 2021

We Remember is a memorial to Minnesota’s victims of intimate partner homicide. Each of these victims is someone’s child, parent, sibling, family member, intimate partner, friend, neighbor, or co-worker. 

D’Zondria Wallace

Age 30

La’Porsha Wallace

Age 14

Ja’Corbie Wallace

Age 11

St. Paul

January 30, 2021

TeKeith Jones, 26, shot and killed his ex-girlfriend D’Zondria D. Wallace, 30, her 14 year-old daughter, La’Porsha, and her 11 year-old son, Ja’Corbie, in their St. Paul home on January 30. Prior to the shooting, one of D’Zondria’s relatives called police and requested a welfare check. Police arrived around an hour before the murders and spoke to directly to D’Zondria, who told officers she was "OK." Family members arrived at the home, and found D’Zondria and La’Porsha dead. Ja’Corbie was still alive and told police that “Keith” had shot them. Ja’Corbie later died from his wounds at a hospital.

 

D’Zondria was trying to leave her relationship with Jones due to his abusive behavior. In the past, friends witnessed Jones threatening D’Zondria’s life and family members said Jones would often show up at D’Zondria’s home unannounced. In December, Jones broke into D’Zondria's home through a window and assaulted her. The following morning, he fired his gun at D’Zondria. That same month, D’Zondria told a friend that she was pregnant. While in custody, TeKeith Jones

told police he killed La’Porsha and Ja’Corbie because their mother was “playing mind games and corrupting the kids.” He is charged with three counts of second-degree murder.

 
 

Todd “Jimmy” Wilemon

Age 58

Mahtomedi

February 1, 2021

Todd “Jimmy” Wilemon, 58, was shot and killed by David Peterson, 49, at their workplace in Mahtomedi on February 1. Todd was in a relationship with Peterson’s wife, moved to Blaine from Mississippi last year to be closer to her and worked at the trucking company she co-owned with Peterson. On the morning of February 1, Todd was filling his truck with gas at a station located on the trucking company property when Peterson shot him in the back of the head. Peterson then shot himself and committed suicide. Peterson’s wife filed for divorce on January 26. Todd “Jimmy” Wilemon leaves behind two daughters, and three stepchildren.

 

Jeanine Greyblood

Age 37

Little Falls

February 7, 2021

Jeanine Greyblood, 37, was strangled and killed by her husband Jonathan Greyblood, 30, in Little Falls, on or about February 7. Jeanine and Jonathan were last seen together at a friend's house on February 6, involved in an argument as they left. Jonathan returned to the friend's house in the early morning hours of February 7, with scratches on his face. He claimed Jeanine attacked him and then asked him to drop her off at a park, even though she had no coat or purse. Shortly afterward, Jonathan said he went back to the park, but could not find Jeanine. She was reported missing, but police found her body on the afternoon of February 7, under an overpass in Little Falls. Jonathan later admitted to strangling Jeanine to death, and was charged with two counts of 2nd-degree murder. Jeanine Greyblood leaves behind five children.

 

Lacy Jo Marie Krube

Age 36

St. Paul

February 21, 2021

Lacy Jo Marie Krube, 36, was found dead on February 21 in her St. Paul home. Following a call of an overdose to Lacy's home on February 21, police officers determined that Lacy had been severely beaten by her boyfriend, Timothy Heller, 42, in Brooklyn Park the night before. A medical examiner found the injuries sustained resulted in her death, and was ruled a homicide. Timothy Heller was arrested on February 23, but has yet to be charged.

 

Regina Theresa Hughes

Age 46

St. Paul

March 19, 2021

Regina Theresa Hughes, 46, was shot and killed by her boyfriend, Christopher Powers, 47, who then killed himself, in their Rockford home on March 19. Police responded to a call about a car running in the driveway of the home and found the two bodies inside when they arrived.

 

Bao Yang

Age 39

St. Paul

March 20, 2021

On Saturday morning, Bao Yang, 39, was shot and killed by her ex- boyfriend, Doua Por Lao, 39, outside of her St. Paul home. Neighbors reported to police they heard two gunshots before seeing the bodies of Lao and Bao outside her home. When officers arrived, the Lao was pronounced dead at the scene, and Bao was taken to a hospital where she died from her injuries. It is believed Lao killed her before he shot and killed himself. Bao Yang leaves behind one minor and one adult child.

 

Nikkiyia Swantay Robinson

Age 38

Minneapolis

April 7, 2021

Nikkiyia Swantay Robinson, 38, was stabbed and killed by Jerome Woodland, 53, in her Minneapolis home on April 7. First responders answered a call for medical assistance at Nikkiyia’s home, and found her dead when they arrived. According to her family, Nikkiyia had dated Woodland "on-and-off" for a couple of years. Police are still trying to locate Jerome Woodland. Nikkiyia Swantay Robinson leaves behind four children, three of whom are minors.

 

Kristen Ann Bicking

Age 32

Virginia

May 12, 2021

Kristen Ann Bicking, 32, was stabbed and killed by her ex-boyfriend, Derek Malevich, 40, in his Virginia apartment on May 12. Malevich claimed he entered his apartment, saw two intruders, and grabbed a knife before stabbing one of them. Police found no evidence of these claims and upon arrival located Kristen on Malevich's couch with multiple stab wounds. She was pronounced dead at nearby hospital shortly afterward. Malevich was set to plead guilty on May 17 for assaulting Kristen in September 2020. During that incident, Malevich threw Kristen against a wall, punched her several times, and threatened to kill her while choking her. Subsequently, a restraining order and a domestic abuse no contact were both filed against him. Derek Malevich was charged with second-degree intentional murder of Kristen Ann Bicking.

 
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Nada Rene Monique Fronk

Age 24

Brooklyn Park

May 26, 2021

Nada Rene Monique Fronk, Aakwaadizi Nishkaadizshkiwn ikwe, 24, was shot and killed by her boyfriend, Cordell Page Jr., 23, on May 26, in Brooklyn Park. Page killed himself after shooting Nada multiple times. Police were called to an apartment building for reports of gunshots, and upon arrival, they found the apartment door barricaded shut. Once officers were able to eventually enter the apartment, they found the bodies of Nada and Page. In 2017, Cordell Page Jr. was charged for domestic assault and violation of a domestic abuse no contact order (DANCO).

 
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Lauri Anne Deatherage

Age 48

Robbinsdale

June 18, 2021

Lauri Anne Deatherage, 48, was shot and killed by her ex-husband, Robert McCloud, 64, inside her Robbinsdale home on June 18. Police responded to welfare check at the house on the morning of June 18, and found Lauri's body. Robert was then located at his Brooklyn Center home where he engaged in a 10-hour standoff with police until surrendering. Lauri, who was classified as a medically retired disabled veteran, had gotten married on June 13, days before she was killed.

 
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Cortney Grace Henry

Age 29

Lakeville

June 22, 2021

Cortney Grace Henry, 29, was shot and killed by her ex-boyfriend, Atravius Weeks, 32, outside of a Lakeville daycare on June 22. An ex-girlfriend of Weeks called 911 early on the morning of June 22, to report Weeks violating an Order for Protection and pounding on the walls outside of her Belle Plaine apartment. She told 911 dispatchers that Weeks had a gun and she feared he would kill her if he entered the apartment. When officers arrived, they learned that Weeks fled on foot, and located his vehicle with a spent bullet casing and blood inside. Police were eventually able to contact Weeks by phone, and he agreed to return to the apartment complex. When he arrived, he was covered in blood and told officers he killed Cortney outside of a Lakeville daycare facility after shooting her seven times. Cortney had ended her relationship with Weeks on June 16, just days before he shot and killed her. Atravius Weeks is charged with second-degree murder. Cortney Grace Henry leaves behind three minor children.

 
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Shavon Phillips

Age 42

Woodbury

June 25, 2021

Shavon Phillips, 42, was stabbed and killed by her husband, McKinley Phillips, 39, in their Woodbury home on June 25. McKinley beat and stabbed Shavon in the basement while her six children watched a movie upstairs. McKinley then took a bus and fled the state, planning to go to Chicago and then on to New York. He was eventually located and arrested in Wisconsin on June 26, wearing clothing covered in blood. He later told police he killed Shavon because he believed she was cheating on him. Officers had been called to the Woodbury home

three times over the last two months for domestic-related incidents.

 
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Lissette Reinbold

Age 34

Oklee

July 9, 2021

Lissette Reinbold was killed by her husband, Eric Reinbold, 44, on July 9, in Oklee. Police and US Marshals are currently searching for Eric as a federal warrant has been issued for his arrest. In 2016, Eric pled guilty for an incident the year prior where he repeatedly rammed his truck into a car that had Lissette and their children inside. In 2018, a federal grand jury found Eric guilty of possessing pipe bombs. During a search of his cabin at that time, police found manuals on how to make pipe bombs and a notebook on how to "start the second American Revolution and Win." He was sentenced to five years in prison for this, but was granted a "compassionate care" release in March of

this year. Lissette Reinbold leaves behind her four minor children.

 
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Amanda Schroeder

Age 32

Faribault

July 19, 2021

Amanda Schroeder, 32, was shot and killed by her boyfriend, Brandon Akermark, 27, in her Faribault home on July 19. Akermark then shot and killed himself. Amanda called 911 the night she was killed to report that Akermark was drinking, throwing things inside the home, and that she was unable to leave. She told the 911 dispatcher that Akermark had two guns inside the home, and that he might fight or flee when police arrived. The dispatcher then heard Amanda scream and was disconnected with the call. Multiple calls back to the residence were attempted with no answer. When police arrived to the home, they found Amanda and Akermark's bodies, and both were declared dead at the scene. Amanda was shot multiple times, and Akermark had a self inflicted gunshot wound.

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