Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Winston County Coroner Releases Names of Storm Victims

At 1:30 this afternoon, Winston County Coroner Scott Gregory held a press conference and released
information on the victims of Monday's deadly tornado across Winston County. Flanked by City, County and Emergency personnel, Gregory indicated that all nine victims were residents of Winston County and that one died after transport to University Medical Center. Gregory stated that the cause of death in all cases was determined to be multiple trauma.

The deceased include:
Ruth Bennett  - Black female- 53
Dora Triplett - Black female - 64
Katherine Ferguson White female 55
Gregory Jernigan - Black male 60
Sarah Massey - White female 85
Jerry Carter - Black male 61
Leonard Carter Black male 38
Terri Tucker - White female 31
Sean Fowler - White male 44