2010 Deyanira Rios Dela Cruz - Murder & Robbery


  • Deyanira Rios Dela Cruz (Victim), Date of Birth: February 5, 1990
  • Deyanira Rios Dela Cruz worked as a clerk at the Latin Mix 2 convenience store at 429 North Salisbury Avenue Spencer, NC 28159
  • On Friday November 12, 2010 at 7:54 a.m. Spencer Police responded to a “Hold Up” alarm at the store
  • Officer arrived at about 8 a.m. and found Ms. Dela Cruz unconscious and laying on the floor near the cash register with a gun shot wound to the chest
  • Dela Cruz was transported to the hospital and later died of her injuries

Points of Interest

  • Robbery appears to be the motive
Gas station parking lot blocked off by yellow police tape