Shakara Carlotta Carter

Shakara Carter

Shakara Carter, 33 years old, was found along the side of a road in southwest Grand Rapids, MI, on March 16, 2007. She had been strangled. Shortly before her death Shakara testified against Scott Payne in Kent County, who was later convicted as a serial rapist.

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Investigative Contact:
Silent Observer 616-774-2345 or 866-774-2345 Grand Rapids Police Department 616-456-3380

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March 16, 2007

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Silent Observer