Relatives ‘Heartbroken’ over North Carolina School Counselor’s Murder

Dan Good, ABC News, August 5, 2014

Relatives of a popular North Carolina school counselor are heartbroken about her murder–and relieved that a suspect is behind bars.

Maggie Daniels, 31, was found dead in her apartment June 28.

She was four days away from obtaining her master’s degree.

The death remained a mystery for more than a month. Daniels’ relatives hoped that justice would be served. Those hopes were realized Saturday, when Sharman Odom, 34, was arrested and charged with Daniels’ death.

Odom made his first court appearance Monday–the same day that the victim’s relatives released a statement about the tragedy.

“It is clear that Maggie touched countless people’s lives throughout her short time here on earth,” her family said in the statement, obtained by ABC News. “We will never get over the loss of our sweet Maggie and there will forever be a hole in our hearts, but we will focus on all the good in Maggie, continue on with her selfless acts of kindness, and carry on her legacy of pure goodness.”


Daniels was known as a generous spirit. The Ohio native taught and coached basketball at Newton-Conover High School–she was the school’s teacher of the year in 2011–before becoming a counselor at Discovery High School in Newton, North Carolina, a 13,000-population town located northwest of Charlotte.


One detail from the murder scene reflected Daniels’ character: There was no sign of forced entry. Her front door was open. She often did that, neighbors said, just in case students stopped by.

Daniels apparently fought for her life, Newton Police Chief Donald Brown told ABC News.

“She died of strangulation,” Brown told ABC News. “There was a struggle.”

A search warrant obtained by ABC News indicated there were signs of a violent conflict in Daniels’ apartment, with several items damaged or askew.

Authorities interviewed friends and acquaintances and neighbors. According to the search warrant, a police lieutenant interviewed Odom on July 3 and noticed what appeared to be a patch of hair missing from the front portion of his scalp near his forehead. Police searched Odom’s apartment on July 26 and, according to the search warrant, a section of hair consistent with the missing clump was found in a shoe box in a closet.

Additionally, police said, three “selfie” photos taken June 28, the day Daniels’ body was found, showed Odom sporting a scratch on his right nostril and a scratch below his left eye.


Odom smirked as he was escorted to jail by police.


Outside the court house, Odom’s mother, Darlene, was captured on camera lunging at a photographer. She was later detained at the Catawba County Detention Center–the same facility as her son–facing misdemeanor simple assault charges.

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  • David

    This is the white people’s fault. We are trying to impose our Eurocentric systems of justice upon Africans and non-Europeans. This is called “Judicial Colonialism”.

    Whites must stop trying to turn black people into white people. Free Sharman and return him to Africa!

    • Luca

      Return him to Africa in a box. There I fixed it.

      • DNA Explains It All

        In a “free” box I think would be better (I would gladly donate such a box).
        As well as the .45acp required to get him into that box.

        • Cid Campeador

          Only 98 cents per round. Why the ritual of the trial, the verdict, the appeals, the hand wringing by those who’ve never been a victim etc.? The Putamadre is guilty. He needs to assume room temperature.
          The only other option would be sparing a poor mouse or a rabbit and using HIM as a test subject for Cancer Research.

    • Einsatzgrenadier

      It’s racist to impose white European standards of civilization on blacks. Let’s free blacks from the evils of white racism by sending them back to Africa where they belong.

      • Cid Campeador

        All we need is a President who’d be visionary enough to understand the benefits of repatriation.

      • Laura Dilworth

        not excusing him, but she shouldn’t leave her door unlocked

    • Steven Williams

      We as ethnic Westerners are at fault for starting empires, imperialism, and slavery. Because of this historical incidence, former colonies of European countries are now emulating our ideas with the plan to rid of Western civilization..

      • Cid Campeador

        Well the Arabs refined slavery to an art.

  • MekongDelta69

    Why couldn’t this animal have hooked up with our ‘friend,’ Olivia Cole instead?

    How many people would LOVE to just smack the smirk off this human debris?

    • HE2

      MD, I already sent in an application for first in line, though it will not be my hand that smacks him.
      His mama apparently did not want his perp walk recorded. Poor mama, what a pity. /sarc

    • Cid Campeador

      Better to blast the smirk off with a .12 Gauge.
      You know there was a time when I would recoil in horror at the thought of something like what I just suggested.

  • D.B. Cooper

    RIP: Maggie Daniels, a liberal democrat the first 31 years of her life; a racist conservative in the final 31 seconds of her life.

  • [Guest]

    >>>Daniels’ relatives hoped that justice would be served. Those hopes were realized Saturday…

    No, if the smirking Sharman Odom is guilty and is found guilty, justice will be served when he’s put to death.

    That will not happen, therefore we know already that justice will NOT be served.

    >>>…the victim’s relatives released a statement about the tragedy….

    Since when is a willful act—such as a black man strangling a white woman to death—characterized as a “tragedy”?

    >>>One detail from the murder scene reflected Daniels’ character: There was no sign of forced entry. Her front door was open. She often did that, neighbors said, just in case students stopped by.

    Evidently gross naïveté was among her character traits.

    • Lagerstrom

      Yes, it’s an atrocity, not a tragedy.

  • Luca

    “Odom smirked as he was escorted to jail by police.”

    That’s right smirked. Because in his feral, deranged, primitive, under-developed mini-brain, this is nothing more than a sexual conquest on a Friday night. He’s probably wondering why all these “White folks” are making such a fuss about it.

    • Lygeia

      He gets three hot meals a day, a roof over his head, a cot to sleep on, a prison job so he can buy stuff at the prison commissary, and all the down-low gay sex he can handle. He is happy.

      What we consider a punishment is heaven to these people.

  • E_Pluribus_Pluribus

    “There was no sign of forced entry. Her front door was open. She often did that, neighbors said, just in case students stopped by.”

    The news media NEVER report the statistical reality of interracial crime. They will report —- locally — instances of brutal black-on-white crime. But they never provide the statistical context.

    This young woman and her parents probably had no idea of the elevated risk she was under by virtue of living in a housing complex with an age 16-45 black male.

    DISCLAIMER: In fairness to the victim and her parents, Sharman Odom’s two prior arrests (in 2010 and 2012) for rape and other violent crimes — which did not result in convictions for lack of evidence — occurred in the Charlotte area, about 40 miles southeast of Newton. It is possible Odom moved into the Newton apartment with his mother without Daniels knowing being aware a young black male was in her vicinity.

  • ncpride

    I’ve been following this story since it broke. What is missing here is the fact that this thug is suspected in another assault and murder, but was apparently set free due to lack of evidence. Even more infuriating, this thug’s family had the audacity to whine about his being portrayed as a monster. He IS a monster. As far as that ‘selfie’ on the same day he murdered this young woman, pure stupidity, arrogance and a complete lack of empathy or emotion on his part. Obama and Holder want these thugs in every White neighborhood, so beware YT!

    • kjh64

      Oh don’t you know he “dint dooz nuffins” why “he beez a good boy”. LOL

  • Truthseeker

    The average Black may not be a violent psychopath, but the rate of violent psychopathy among Blacks is too high not to be wary of, especially if you’re White.

    • Tooth Barkington

      What white people regard as psychopathy, blacks regard as authentic negritude and “keepin’ it real.” The blacks who are not committing violent crimes are acting as a cheering section for those who do. Even the negro so-called Christian ministers offer a preemptive absolution to the continuing rampage of black social pathologies by saying, to anyone who has had an eye-rolling voodoo seizure at a black church, “Only Gawwwwd can judge you now!” Any judgment against black savagery registered by whites after this blanket get-out-of-Hell-free card is met with the negro version of righteous indignation. Blacks are normatively sociopathic.

    • John R

      No, not all blacks are violent psychopaths. Some are just violent criminals, but not total psychopaths. These are a very large percentage of the total numbers of blacks. And, more to the point: A majority of blacks act as apologists for their criminal elements. No, blacks do not share our values. There are really very few “good” blacks.

      • ZB01

        I hope I am an exception to this….probably if I post on Amren as often as I do, at the very least, “I’m one of the best of the worst”…I mean, of course, “good” blacks, not one who is criminal sans the psychopathic component!

    • Alexandra1973

      You post under Red Stater there? Pretty obvious who I am. 🙂

  • He was a good boy, and aspiring rapper, he never hurt nobody..

    • Cid Campeador

      Eric Holder belongs in the General Population with his “people” whom he refused to prosecute.

      • He’s a flat out racist . . . but, latently . . . .deserves prison . . . or gallows.

      • Lygeia

        The Knoxville Horror was what made me truly understand how much in danger white people are from blacks.

  • Pax Romana

    “Another causality in a nameless war, being brutally waged nationwide; where few mourn for the vanquished.”- Paul Kersey

    A bit of advise from someone who lived in Detroit and saw his neighborhood go from a desirable beautiful, clean and safe white area to a violent crime ridden black dump. Where I had to hose off the blood and fecal matter left on my side walk and front lawn after a black male raped and murdered a young white blond female and then dragged and dumped her nude mutilated body up against our house.

    If you are young, work as hard as you can; sacrifice, and scrimp and save every penny. Not so that one day you can afford the luxuries you’ve always wanted, but so you can afford to move as far away from these people as possible!

    Moved and raised my family on 3 acres in the country, in an all white area. And after 32 years we have had only one “crime” on our street……A neighbor was fined for burning leaves without a permit.

    • Michigan Patriot

      You are just putting White Western standards upon the ” brothers of the hood “; you should be ” celebrating diversity ” ! You probably can not understand ” Ebonics “; so you are the problem . ( at least according to our racial Marxists who control almost everything since ‘ 64 ).

    • Cid Campeador

      DId this crime make the news? How long ago was that?

  • Spikeygrrl

    Realist + Lefty = Oxymoron

    • a multiracial individual

      Not true. All one has to do is be honest. The ONLY struggle with liberalism in Scandinavia was/is immigration. Most other policies are innocuous at worst and enormously beneficial at best.

      • Spikeygrrl

        Need I remind you that America is not Scandinavia? …smh…

  • NothingMan00

    I just hope we do not find out later that Daniels had previously celebrated diversity in a consensual way with this psychotic congoid beast.

  • TruthBeTold

    Google: Michael Conner Verkerke

  • JohnEngelman

    I am glad this was on television. Newspapers seldom report the race of criminals. The camera does not lie.

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    Her front door was open. She often did that, neighbors said, just in case students stopped by.

    What?!? Leaving her front door open and inviting students into her home? Is she crazy?

    The last apartment building I lived in had a gated entrance and locked buildings – which people would leave propped open all the time.

    One day when I was home alone, I heard someone go down the hall and try every one of the doors — including mine.

    It scared me to death.

    I called the police and they said that it “happens all the time” – burglars and thieves try the doors first because so many people leave them open thinking they are safe – it makes the criminals’ job a lot easier and faster. If someone is home (according to the cops) at the time of the break-in, they run a very real risk of being assaulted, raped or murdered.

    Why take that risk?

    My doors are always always always locked when I’m home – with a bolt that secures into the frame of the house. — and that is with two large dogs and arms within reach at all times.

    I read too many stories like this every single day in the paper to NOT take every precaution possible.

    I do not want to be featured on New Nation News.

    • Bon, From the Land of Babble

      Forgot the image. How many of us have beautiful – but naive – young daughters, nieces, cousins, sisters, etc. that look just like this?

      I do. Several.

      Warn them!! Especially about black crime – it is already a given that the media won’t!!

      And if we don’t, who will?

      • Sloppo

        I have an ex-homecoming queen relative a little younger than Maggie who I suppose is about as good looking as Maggie was. My relative is just as naive about race, probably more so. She thinks nothing can happen to her. She became angry because I warned her on a few occasions so I don’t have much to do with her anymore. There’s not much I can do but hope she survives the learning process.

        • Pro_Whitey

          Might it help to send her articles about this woman and Colleen Ritzer? I guess you could send her about an article a day, but I concede that it probably would not help.

          • evilsandmich

            That’s usually what I do, send the article along with sparse commentary such as “unfortunate that” so as to leave the naïve reader to fill in the blanks.

          • Sloppo

            I like your idea. I think it’s a long shot, but it could save her life. It might make her angry, but it can’t hurt our relationship because that’s pretty much gone right now. It’s probably the best thing I can do to improve her chances of survival. I think I’ll try to get her email address in the next couple of days.

        • Cid Campeador

          Let’s pray that she never encounters the learning process. She needs to visit AMREN, one of the few sources of truth. I’ve been admonished by some family members not to be such a purveyor of doom and gloom.
          Our young; especially the girls are, the new Eloi who don’t understand the importance of defending themselves against the Morlocks.

      • ncpride

        Same here, Bon. Even living out in the country with the hubby home, we always make sure the doors are locked. That’s just the way it has to be. Sad, but realistic.

      • model1911

        “Warn them!! Especially about black crime – it is already a given that the media won’t!!” Sadly most won’t listen. I am called a racist when I try to explain , not that I care. A difficult hill to climb, most only have limited first hand experience with the bantu.

      • Ringo Lennon

        Lousy apes.

    • Jethro Johnson

      Yeah, you don’t want us finding out you left your door unlocked or the buck was your boyfriend.

      • Bon, From the Land of Babble

        Yeah, because locking your door is all racist and she*t.

        Better to be vulnerable to black crime and raped, murdered, and robbed than appear racist because “racism” is the Worst Crime a White Can Possibly Commit.

        Just ask Eric The Red Holder.

  • Long Live Dixie

    Integration, forced on the south by Yankee do-gooders, caused this and so many other rapes and murders of white females.

    The great irony is that the victim in this case was a Yankee do-gooder. Black crime has never spared the white supporters of blacks. If anything, they are far more likely to be its victims.

  • Michigan Patriot

    If Obummer had a son ( of a bitch ) he would look and act like this savage.

  • Michigan Patriot

    Here is the ” leftist’s illogic ” : a evil person shoots people with a gun; so ban guns from everyone ( most people are not criminals ). It should follow : blacks kill Whites ( inter-racial murders/crimes ) vastly disproportionately to their population; so ban blacks from living or visiting White regions; this makes sense.

    • 4321realist

      It also makes sense not to allow blacks to have guns.

      • Michigan Patriot

        Black criminals get their guns illegally ; can’t stop this monumental activity.

      • Ringo Lennon

        Negroes are not responsible enough to have guns. Ban guns from Negro ownership. You wouldn’t give a gun to a child?

  • Ian Thomas

    R.I.P Maggie Daniels

    • Bon, From the Land of Babble

      And Brendan Tavlin…and 100s of others.

      • Paleoconn

        I feel bad for Brendan because he never saw it coming.

        • Usually Much Calmer

          I feel bad for Maggie because she had to watch it happen.

      • newscomments70

        Above are the faces of decency, intelligence, and civilization. Below them are the faces of pure evil.

        • Ringo Lennon

          The guy at the bottom right doesn’t look human.

          • newscomments70

            He is a piece of excrement.

  • Ian Thomas

    There are many victims of Black on White crime, let us not forget sweet little Autumn Pasquale.

    • TruthBeTold

      I know some people will say she had it coming but something went wrong in her life and she paid the price. Bad choices, tragic outcome.

      This is what happens when a young White girl gets involved with drugs and a black man.:

      On Jan. 9, 2009, Amanda Wienckowski’s body was discovered naked and upside down in a garbage tote across the street from the residence of Antoine J. Garner, where she had gone to provide sexual services.

      • Cid Campeador

        No one deserves to die like that.
        They tried that s–t in the Knoxville trial. The attempt at the defamation of her character by those so called defense attorney warranted a death penalty for those bastards as well.

    • newscomments70

      If blacks live in the “community”, it’s not a community anymore.

      • Ian Thomas

        “When blacks are left entirely to their own devices, Western civilization, any kind of civilization, disappears.” — Jared Taylor

        • newscomments70

          I just returned from my parents home where I grew up. it’ still majority white, but there are blacks everywhere now. There is a cloud of grayness and decay over what was once a beautiful town. There are some quiet, hardworking black folks in the community, but we are now seeing young black thugs everywhere. You can’t have one without the other.

          • Ian Thomas

            I find it interesting that LaRaza, Mecha, the Hispanic Caucus, NAACP, are never listed as hate groups by the SPLC. It’s only organizations that support the “white” community that are labeled as hate groups or “racist”.

          • Ringo Lennon

            SPLC should be run out of town. A bunch of loser nobodies.

          • newscomments70

            I believe there is a black nationalist group on there, but only one. they probably list one so they don’t appear 100% anti-white. It’s a pathetic attempt though.

  • Sloppo

    “Court documents revealed Odom was previously arrested on charges of second-degree rape and assault by strangulation. Those charges were subsequently dropped.”

    I wonder if this son of Obama will be given another chance to rape and kill another white lady.

  • Ed

    One of the downsides of liberalism is that it raises kids to become hopelessly naive adults. Lock the door if a kid needs to see you, they know how to knock.

    • kjh64

      A good parent will teach their kids to not trust ANY stranger Whites, included. However, such a parent will tell them to especially not trust strange Blacks.

  • LHathaway

    Aren’t you a Yankee?

    • Usually Much Calmer


  • TruthBeTold

    Michael Conner Verkerke

    • Kenner

      Wonder what Jamarion’s mama told him about whites. They’re taught to hate us early.

    • newscomments70

      Fox news listed this story on their website. It was not in the headlines. You had to click onto the video to see the race of the murder and victim. I left quite a message, I hope you all do the same. It has probably been removed or buried by now though. Liberals will call Foxnews racist for posting the story, even though they concealed it to some degree.

  • Paleoconn

    If this kind of thing is to happen to a White woman, then it might as well be a liberal, diversity-crazy woman. I want no harm to come to anybody, but my grief is less when this happens to a person who brings this on himself. I mean what kind of woman leaves hef door unlocked with specimens like this Odom beast coming and going freely? Better her than me. If Liberalism is genetic to some degree, as stupidity is, then let these genes die with their Liberal owners.

    • Kenner

      Cold but true.

    • Cid Campeador

      That’s real sensitive of you! Suppose it had been YOUR daughter. Would you stand by your Philosophy?

      • Paleoconn

        You’re right, it does sound harsh. But you have to understand, I meant if this has to happen to somebody, it might as well be somebody from the liberal faction, somebody who in a word operates or assists in selling us down the river. I ask you, respectfully: if a tragedy like this visited a Nancy Pelosi or a Hillary Clinton, would you be as outraged by my comment?

        • Cid Campeador

          I apologize for even using the idea of “your daughter” as an example. If you have a daughter as do I, we both want them safe at all times.
          All I wish on Nancy Pelosi is a move to an Assisted Living facility and Hillary she’s stuck with Bill. That’s enough punishment.
          I don’t wish evil on anyone except the people who have made the last 60+ years a living Hell for all civilized Americans.
          Poor, sweet Eve Carson was a victim of the progressive agenda as was Amy Biehl and so many others. Eve asked her tormentors to “pray” with her hoping for some human compassion. Instead they raped her (what they do best) and shot her in the face. She held her hand up as if to protect her face when they pointed the gun at her. Her hand was practically blown off. They must destroy what’s beautiful because they’re so ugly both externally and internally.

          • Paleoconn

            Very well said. No apologies needed, mate. And, by the way, I have four girls.

  • kjh64

    That is fault of the Black male. The fathers are so useless and worthless they walk out the door forcing the Black female to act as both mother and father.

    • Cid Campeador

      I assume that you’re using the word “father” in its most loose context.

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  • scutum

    Nothing to see here. This is just another Negroe being a Negroe.

  • John R

    I hear you, but don’t make that another excuse for black criminality. “I was raised by a single mother…” BULL! One did not CAUSE the other. The various social dysfunctions: Out of wedlock births, single motherhood, criminal behavior, all CORELATE to a pattern of overall evidence of the incompatibility of the Negro to our civilization.

  • Cid Campeador

    This is the “post racial” era. Has there been one incident reported where an innocent Black person was beaten, raped or murdered by a Black? This is getting to be a daily occurrence and more than one per day.
    I foresee a bloody conflagration once the White population reaches critical mass.

  • Cid Campeador

    What in HELL is 2nd degree rape?

  • Long Live Dixie

    I don’t find it beneficial in the least to besmirch and debase this young woman in death.

    You are reading way too much into what I said.

    • Cid Campeador

      I understood what you meant. Sadly this young woman was a victim of the “Progressive” agenda in which all our children have been indoctrinated since the late 60s.
      They became trusting and thereby vulnerable. Amy Biehl, Eve Carson, the Wichita five, and so many countless others over the last 60 years.
      I can’t imagine what the real body count is from the last half century. Thousand of names remembered only by their loved ones and those of us who obsess over this situation and what our little grandchildren will face.
      When a Black “leader’ can stand on a corner in Philadelphia and with total impunity, call for genocide and infanticide against White people certainly must validate what we’re all thinking.

  • Cid Campeador

    Has there been one recent incident where an innocent Black was beaten down, raped and/or murdered by a White?

  • Cid Campeador

    Check out the not so subtle TV ads pairing White women with Blacks. Sometimes they flash on the screen and then off. It’s kind of subliminal. And the campaign to portray White guys as the dweebs and incompetents goes on,

  • newscomments70

    That is a Jewish name. I have known Jewish liberals who try to reach out to blacks. I suppose they mean well, but this is often the result.

  • Matt Turner

    Enough of this!

  • Augustus3709

    It’s stories like these that pushed me over the top to where I am now.

    We have the right to live in peace without racial viciousness and violence from other ethnic groups.

    But, these tragedies will not be completely in vain if they can be utilized to show the message to Whites and prove to those on the fence that we need to look out for ourselves.

  • Emblematic

    Was this story covered in the mainstream (ie Jewish controlled) media?

  • Gianni_Paolinzetti

    Nobody deserves to die under those circumstances, and it goes without saying that this was a tragedy. It does bear mentioning, though, that Maggie Daniels’ boyfriend was a black college football player and she’s rumored to have had several sexual liaisons with black students. The boyfriend bit came out in the unsealed police warrants for Odom’s arrest, and the other factoid is just part of her reputation. I can’t help but think that a white woman who avoids consorting with that type of element is less likely to be dealt that fate…