Man, woman found shot to death in Durham car

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Friday, March 25, 2016
Man, woman found shot to death in Durham car
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A man and woman were found dead in downtown Durham early Friday morning.

DURHAM (WTVD) -- Authorities in Durham are investigating the deaths of a man and woman after their bodies were found inside a car early Friday morning.

Officers discovered 40-year-old Larry Alford and 34-year-old Brenda Whitaker, both of Durham, after police were called to the 100 block of Lodge Street just before 12:30 a.m. when the car they were in crashed into a minivan.

Larry Alford and Brenda Whitaker
Durham County Sheriff's Office

Details surrounding their deaths have not been released, but authorities did say they were shot. Police are investigating Alford's and Whitaker's deaths as homicide.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator Q. Tait at (919) 560-4440, ext. 29332 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200.