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Kenneth Michael Leefe
Victim or Case Name and Number: Kenneth Michael Leefe
Crime Committed or Inflicted: Murder
Crime Date: 6/24/2010
Time Range:
City/County: La Grange in Lenoir County
State: North Carolina
District: Northeastern
On Thursday, June 24, 2010 at approximately 11:30 p.m., manager Kenneth Michael Leefe was shot and killed in the parking lot of the Bojangles restaurant located on Highway 70 in La Grange, west of Kinston as he was leaving his job.

Surveillance cameras from a nearby business captured the murder on video.  The murder suspect drove a four-door, dark-colored Mazda 626, model year 2000 to 2003.  Watch a news clip which includes surveillance video.

Mr. Leefe was murdered one day before his 56th birthday. 

If you have information about this case, call the Lenoir County Sheriff's Office (252) 559-6140.  If you have any information about this or any unsolved case in North Carolina, please contact the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation by email SBI Operations Center or by phone (800) 334-3000.

REWARD up to $20,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the death of Kenneth Michael Leefe.

Last updated:   February 13, 2013
Additional Details:
* Click links for enlarged views. *   First picture below is the murder location at Bojangles restaurant.  Second picture is actual surveillance of suspect vehicle.  See also example of Mazda 626 similar to murder-suspect's vehicle.  View 28-second news clip with surveillance video broadcasted on 9-14-2010.