ABC13 spoke exclusively with the family of 25-year-old Cavanna Smith, who claimed the murder happened the similar day she showed an ultrasound to the male she was seeing.
Smith’s overall body was located on Oct. 6, on the side of Reid Avenue and Irvington. Approximately one particular month later on, Kwanmaine Travion Boyd was charged with money murder. Now, there is a warrant out for his arrest.
“He shot her like she was a pet dog, and I wouldn’t even do that to a puppy,” reported Smith’s sister, Brittany Wilson. “When you visualize an individual would shoot a pet and just depart them like an animal, in the middle of the avenue.”
Wilson mentioned she went to an ultrasound appointment with her sister on Oct. 5, immediately after finding out she was expecting, the working day ahead of she was murdered.
Even though Wilson said her sister was nervous, she was also psyched. Smith advised Boyd she was pregnant, but he didn’t take the news frivolously.
“He was not happy and explained he did not want any more little ones,” Wilson explained.
Smith went to see Boyd the upcoming working day to get the dollars he owed her. Her texts to her spouse and children reveal she feared anything could transpire.
“She claimed, ‘I am going to get my money and if just about anything takes place to me, this is exactly where I am at,’ and shared her area,” Wilson recalled.
The same evening, just one of their other sisters obtained a chilling screenshot from Smith’s greatest pal. The textual content sent from Smith, time-stamped at 6:45 p.m., examine “I have been kidnapped, I’m in the back of Kwan’s truck.”
At the sight of that message, Smith’s relatives straight away identified as 911. In accordance to court documents, in the course of an investigation, a system was discovered on Reid Road, afterwards recognized as Smith.
Information demonstrate police uncovered a favourable being pregnant test in Boyd’s apartment, with a notice, and an ultrasound photo.
Smith was 1 of five little ones. Her mom explained her as the everyday living of the spouse and children with a major career ahead of her. She was an entrepreneur, and was likely back again to university to get her master’s in legal justice.
“She did not are entitled to what took place to her,” Smith’s mom mentioned. “My most important worry is justice will be served. She was a youthful particular person and just only commenced to are living her lifetime.”
Any individual with facts in this case is urged to make contact with the HPD Murder Division at 713-308-3600 or Criminal offense Stoppers at 713-222-Tips.
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