Abduction and Death of Ashanti Markaila Billie
Norfolk, Virginia; Charlotte, North Carolina

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A reward of up to $10,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest, prosecution, or conviction of the person or persons responsible.


Ashanti Billie disappeared Monday, September 18, 2017, from the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. She was driving a 2014 Mini Cooper, white/cream color with black top, Maryland Tag 2CX-0575. Her vehicle was subsequently located on Saturday, September 23, 2017, in the Ocean View section of Norfolk.


Ashanti’s body was recovered in near Griers Grove Road in Charlotte, North Carolina on Friday, September 29th, 2017.


The FBI is asking anyone with information regarding Ashanti and/or her Mini Cooper to contact the FBI Norfolk Field Office.


Ashanti and/or her Mini Cooper may have been seen in the Charlotte area or in the area surrounding Griers Grove Road during the time frame of Monday, September 18th, to Saturday, September 23rd.


The FBI is also seeking any private or commercial video surveillance recordings or digital dash-cam videos that may have captured the Mini Cooper traveling between Hampton Roads and Charlotte during the same time frame.


This case is being investigated jointly with the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS), Virginia Beach Police Department, Norfolk Police Department, and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.



Submit a Tip:

Please report information to the FBI Norfolk Field Office at (757)455-0100, or email, subject line ASHANTI BILLIE.

Field Office: Norfolk

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