Curtisia Courtney Smith

Died on April 17, 2017

Age: 26

Gender: Female

Race: Black

Location of death: North Seacrest Boulevard, Boynton Beach

Agency: Boynton Beach Police

Curtisia Courtney Smith

Died on April 17, 2017
She was shot in Boynton Beach.
Curtisia Courtney Smith, 26, was shot April 5, 2016, in front of the Z Food Meat Market in what police say was a targeted attack. She died of her wounds two weeks later. Minutes later Jervaughn Ewell reportedly broke into her home two blocks away and stole thousands of dollars worth of items. Shortly after Smith's death authorities arrested Roderick Taylor. A few days later they picked up a man they claimed was the gunman. However within 12 hours police dropped the case against that man. In 2020 Taylor accepted a plea deal in which the state dropped a second-degree murder charge in exchange for him agreeing to truthfully testify against any others involved in Smith's death. He was sentenced to five years probation.

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