Reginald Weeks, Convicted of the 2005 Salisbury N.C. Rape and Murder of His Stepdaughter, was Jailed Thursday for a Parole Violation

Posted on January 12, 2016

RFP Staff

♦ Reginald Carlton Weeks, Jr., 57, of Salisbury, convicted of the rape and murder of his stepdaughter Brittany Loritts back in July of 2005 and out on parole since January of 2015, was jailed Thursday at the Rowan County Detention Center for violating parole. He is being held without bond and is on temporary hold.

Weeks was incarcerated for 7 years after pleading guilty to the rape and murder of teenager Brittany Loritts a high-school student. Weeks and Loritts lived on Scales Street in Salisbury at the time of her murder. Two years later when the Loritts case went to trial, Weeks entered an Alford plea to reduce his charges to second degree murder and second degree rape. The two charges were consolidated, leading to a 9-year sentence for Weeks. An Alford Plea, common to the courts, permits a defendant to plead to lesser charges without having to admit guilt.

Two TV docudramas of the Loritts murder case, “Nightmare Next Door” and “Redrum”, appeared on the Investigation Discovery Channel AKA Discovery ID and are rebroadcast from time-to-time. Also the videos often show up in the Netflix collection of Discovery ID.

Posted below are a large collection of articles on the Loritts murder case on the website: “My Life in Crime”.

Reginald Carlton Weeks, Jr.’s Previous Record:

History of the Brittany Loritts Murder on My Life In Crime:

Reginald Carlton Weeks, Jr.:

Brittany Loritts:

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