Week Ahead

Each Friday, Homicide Watch brings you a list of upcoming hearings in the cases we follow. All hearings are scheduled for 9:30 a.m. unless otherwise noted. To add an item to the listing, email homicidewatchdc [at] gmail.com. To see scheduled court hearings beyond next week, see our calendar.

On Tuesday, Claude Kinney is expected for a preliminary hearing with Judge Gerald Fisher. Kinney is suspected of first-degree murder while armed in the shooting death of Alicia Wheeler.

Phillip Crooms is also expected for a preliminary hearing. Judge Lynn Leibovitz is expected to take the case. Crooms is suspected of felony murder in the death of Delonte Butler. Leibovitz asked prosecutors at a preliminary hearing on Aug. 12 to clarify the cause of death.

Thursday, Latonya Hall is expected for a status hearing with Judge Thomas Motley. Hall pleaded guilty in March to killing Michaeldeon Roy Talley.

On Friday Oma Crawford is expected for sentencing by Judge William Jackson. Crawford pleaded guilty in July to second-degree murder in the shooting death of Ralph Thomas.

Please remember that court dates can change, even at the last minute. To view the docket of a case please go to the D.C. Courts website and search by the defendant’s name.

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