Family of murdered NC woman reveal new insight about accused killer

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Danielle Anita Hodges-Scott

RALEIGH, N.C. — A family of a murdered Raleigh woman has revealed new insight about her accused killer.

According to WTVD, 27-year-old Danielle Anita Hodges-Scott was found dead in the 3500 block of Limber Lane on Sept. 30.

The next day police arrested and charged 25-year-old Brian Davis with her murder.

“He put a gun to my sister’s head at point blank range, to the side of her head and pulled the trigger,” said Roger Daye, Hodges-Scott’s eldest brother.

“The number one question on everybody’s mind is why,” said Daye. He said they don’t know much about the investigation from police but said Davis’ own mother contacted them about the night his sister was killed.

“She said her son fell into a depression, maybe because he lost his job. She said he would drink heavily and when he did drink he would turn into a totally different person,” said Daye.

According to Daye, Davis and his sister used to date. While they were no longer a couple, she remained close to Davis’ mother and was staying with her while she started a new job. Daye said Davis’ mother told him her son came over to her house that night upset and that Hodges-Scott was trying to help him.

“The mother said my sister was trying to help him tell him things are going to be okay,” said Daye, but then they weren’t, “He put the gun to my sister’s head at point blank range, to the side of her head and pulled the trigger.”

Source: WTVD