On Tuesday February 6, 2018, White and Samara Ward were killed in an apparent murder-suicide in Raleigh. The shooting occurred at about 8:15 p.m. in the 4200 block of Troost Drive, near the intersection of Egypt Central Road and Raleigh Millington Road. 
Samara Ward was pronounced dead at the scene when authorities arrived and Latravius White was in critical condition. 
White was hospitalized, where he later died from his injuries. Investigators stated the shooting stemmed from a domestic dispute, where White shot Ward before shooting himself.