On February 5, 2003 a construction crew clearing out a vacant lot on New Kings Road in Jacksonville made a gruesome discovery. Workers found the remains of seventeen-year-old Jovanna Tyrica Jefferson in a ditch. She had been missing since January 20, 2003.
On January 1, 2003, family members of Nikia Kilpatrick, 19, went to check on her at her home. They found her terrified children, 2 and 11 months, in the apartment with her bound, rotting corpse. She was the fifth known victim of Paul Durousseau, the "Killer Cabbie. "