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Dameire Novell Thornton  Unsolved homicide

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Dameire Thornton
  • Case number: 3697
  • Nickname or alias: Butter
  • Incident location: 300 block of Whitethorne Avenue
    Columbus, Ohio - Franklin County
  • Incident date: 2/23/2022
  • Homicide date: 2/23/2022
  • Date of birth: 1/28/2003
  • Gender: Male
  • Race/Ethnicity: Black
  • Height: 5' 10"
  • Weight: 145
  • Hair color: Brown
  • Eye color: Green
  • Law enforcement agency: Columbus Police Department


On Wednesday, February 23, 2022, at 10:52 PM, Columbus Police Officers were called to the 300 block of Whitethorne Avenue to investigate a report of shots fired. Officers found 19yr old Dameire Novell Thornton, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. CFD Medics pronounced Mr. Thornton deceased at 11:08 PM.


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