Cortasia Mack, Mrs. Rowell- Introduction to Law Enforcement
Moral of the Story
Rae Carruth was once a Carolina Panthers football player, who got his girlfriend pregnant. Moral of the story : He didn't want it!
Details of Crime
- Carruth was set to spend 18 years and 11 moths in prison, which was the minimum of time he could serve. 24 years at the maximum.
- Found not guilty of first degree murder, but found guilty of conspiracy, shooting into a vehicle and using a weapon with intentions to kill child before birth.
- Happened on November 16th of 1999
- Charles Lamm sentenced Carruth, and was a judge of the Supreme Court
- It was reported that Rae showed no emotion, from Charlotte Observer
- A hit-man was hired by Carruth to commit the crime
- Carruth was following behind Adam's vehicle
- Name was Cherica Adams
- Had refused to give Carruth the abortion he wanted
- mother's name was Saundra Adams
- Had one sister, named Jajuana Moonie
- Child's name was Chancellor Lee Adams
- Cherica Adams didn't die right then and was able to tell them that Carruth had did it.
Biographical Events for Rae Carruth
- Mother's name was Theodry Carruth
- Had a sister named Samuel
- Charles Wiggins was the father's name
Significant of Childhood Events
- Participated in a multiple athletics, started at a young age
- From football,basketball and track, he gained letters for Valley High
- In his senior year, he was named All-American running back
- GPA was raised from 2.01 his 10th grade year to an 3.13 his 12th grade year, after working so hard academically
- Was recruited as a wide receiver and was admitted in 1992 by The University of Colorado
- Seeked a double major in English and Education in college after continuing his great success
- Started as a wide receiver for the Carolina Panthers after being drafted in the 27th, the first round of the NFL Draft of 1997.
School Rae attended
- Valley High School
- The University of Coloardo
- Carruth is still alive and serving time in prison, Cherica has passed and the son Chancellor is still striving
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- "Rae Carruth Convicted in Murder of Pregnant Girlfriend." Rae Carruth Convicted in Murder of Pregnant Girlfriend. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Dec. 2015.
- "Rae Carruth's Mother Says: 'He Didn't Do It'" Charlotteobserver. N.p., n.d. Web. 09 Dec. 2015.