White Victims of Black Crime - 0819 - Kimberly Ann B Ruggles
- January 6, 1987
- Location: Fayetteville,NC
- Victim(s): Kimberly Ann Bowman Ruggles 23
- Attacker(s): Ronald Adrin Gray
- Description: Gray, an Army cook stationed at Fort Bragg,NC, kidnapped Kimberly, a married mother of 3 who was working as a taxi driver, before raping and sodomizing her. He then beat and stabbed her to death, leaving her cab abandoned along the road, and dumping her nude body nearby in the woods. Gray also raped 4 other women (Private Laura Lee Vickery-Clay, Private Mary Ann Lang Nameth, Campbell University student Linda Jean Coats, and a soldier’s wife; Tammy Cofer Wilson). He killed Laura, Linda, and Tammy, and attempted to kill Mary, who survived with a lacerated trachea and a collapsed lung.
- Archive.is Link(s):
- https://archive.is/2sZW7 Gray is sentenced to death in military court 4-1988.
- https://archive.is/gLw2t A story on the delayed execution 5-2015.
- https://archive.is/e7pS4 A story on the wait for execution with quotes from Kimberly’s father, as well as her husband, and her sister 7-2014.
- https://archive.is/aa4qR Gray’s execution is no longer blocked after a judge ruled that a court order issued in 2008 was no longer in effect 12-2016.
- https://archive.is/PCzhl Another story on Gray’s possible execution 1-2017.
- https://archive.is/k0oL6 Gray’s wikipedia entry.
- https://archive.is/S6P3N Another story about Gray, with details about Tammy Cofer Wilson’s murder.
- https://archive.li/d7lTZ Ruggles surname info Ancestry.com.
- https://archive.li/j4ATN Ruggles surname info house of names.
- https://archive.li/spSZl Ruggles surname info surname database.
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