Woman Calls Police About Ex; Hours Later She And Boyfriend Are Slain

Oct 31, 2012

Jacquece Forest

Jennifer Smith frequently made calls to her family in Siler City, complaining about troubles with herex-boyfriend.

But early Tuesday morning, she called police.

She believed her ex, Jacquece Forest, was in the woods behind her northeast Charlotte duplex.

Officers came out to the home on Malibu Drive, and “after conducting a thorough search for the subject,” officers were unable to locate the man, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said in a statement.

Hours later, Smith was found dead in the home along with Luc Eric Gonzalez, her new boyfriend. Both were 25. Forest, 28, has been charged with two counts of murder. Continue reading at the Charlotte Observer.