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for Independent Weekly Vol. 25 Issue 37, September 2008
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Former Durham real-estate business owner and life-insurance salesman Ronnie Sturdivant was found murdered in one of his properties recently. Sturdivant is believed to have been murdered by one of his tenants. Sturdivant was a polarizing figure who was known for his vision and for running sub-standard rentals. His properties was hit with dozens of housing violations and Sturdivant was accused of assaulting and threatening tenants. Many admired the African-American entrepreneur, even those who did disagreed with his vision and methods.