Home Where Kathy Taft Fatally Attacked Being Sold

The Raleigh home were State Board of Education member Kathy Taft was fatally attacked nearly two years ago is now on the market for sale.

Taft, who lived in Greenville, was found by her sister severely beaten in the Cartier Drive home of a friend on the morning on March 6, 2009. Police later said she had also been raped.

Taft and her sister were staying in the home after she had a surgical procedure done in Raleigh.

A month after Taft's death, Raleigh police arrested Jason Williford. Authorities say the 30-year-old man lived a couple of blocks from the home.

His trial is set for March and prosecutors say they plan to seek the death penalty.


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  • by LeeLee Location: Washington on Jan 2, 2012 at 06:36 PM
    It is news to me... for I followed this story.
  • by To Anon at 6:42 pm Location: G'ville on Jan 2, 2012 at 04:29 PM
    You evidently have no comprehension for reading or for who she was -- it is not HER home. Read the story. And she was a trailblazer for eastern NC so it is significant. Go read the Onion if you want chuckles.
  • by Anonymous on Jan 2, 2012 at 03:42 PM
    Sorry it happen to her but who really cares if her home is being sold. Thats not news.
  • by Trish Location: Greenville on Jan 2, 2012 at 03:05 PM
    Well that statement makes a good selling point for the home......NOT
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