Week in Review

In Brief:

  • Sonya Lynch was found stabbed to death in Anacostia Park Sunday night. No arrests have been made.
  • Deandra Williams was sentenced to 90 years in prison for the 1999 shooting deaths of Duane Hicks and Passion McDowney in a car in Northwest D.C.
  • Terrence Desean Smith was shot ant killed in Columbia Heights Monday night. No arrests have been made.
  • An 18-year-old recently kicked out of an alternative school is a “person of interest” in Raheem Jackson‘s killing, the Washington Examiner reported.
  • Bernard Gayles was sentenced to 12 years and three months in prison after he pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the stabbing death of 54-year-old Nathaniel Hall in 2009.
  • A total of thirty new charges were added to the cases against five young people accused in last year’s violent South Capitol Street shooting.
  • Alexis Pineda was ordered held on substantial probability in the shooting death of Jose Hernandez-Romero at a downtown D.C. bar on March 7.
  • Ronald Taylor, an ex Metrobus driver, was indicted by a Grand Jury on a charge of negligent homicide. He is suspected of running a red light and crashing into a taxi carrying Bartlett Tabor, a California man, in 2008.
  • Marcus Silver was sentenced to 22 years in prison for the shooting death of Shadawnchea Gardner.
  • Charles Monroe Coates was ordered held on suspicion of first degree murder in the shooting death of Eddie A. Leonard Jr. in a robbery behind a fastfood joint on Benning Road in Northeast D.C.
  • James Speaks was ordered held in the death of Shonell “Chris” Corriea after Judge Gerald Fisher found substantial probability in the case. Speaks’ attorney, however, pointed to recently killed Kevin Washington as a potential suspect.
blog comments powered by Disqus