Week in Review

In brief:

Two people were killed this week in DC:

  • Ervin Phillip Ingraham, 21, and Ronnetta Hurley-Brown, 21, died Thursday night after being shot in a rowhouse in the 1600 block of 17th Street, Southeast. Both were pronounced dead at the scene. Two toddlers were found unharmed in the home.

Their deaths brought January’s homicide count to 13, well ahead of last year’s six.

A judge found Lillian Alvarado incompetent to stand trial for the death of her newborn son after an initial mental competency hearing Wednesday. Alvarado, 21, will be held at St. Elizabeths psychiatric hospital

Robert Osborne was ordered held pending a preliminary hearing next month. Police say he killed Vincent Purvis was gunned down in broad daylight during a drive-by shooting on Yuma Street Southeast. Osborne, 41, is paralyzed from the chest down and attended a presentment Monday in a wheelchair.

Bernard Fleming pleaded innocent to a 12-count indictment charging him with the 2012 shooting death of 30-year-old Michael Edward Jones.

A preliminary hearing began in the case against Dion Redwood, 39, suspected of first-degree murder in the death of 16-year-old Darius Cannon. The hearing is scheduled to continue Monday.

A grand jury charged Jermaine Livingston, suspected in the 2011 shooting death of 34-year-old Antwain Henderson, with being an accessory after the fact in Henderson’s death and tampering with evidence. Livingston, 41, pleaded innocent to both charges. He was arrested in May 2013 on a charge of second-degree murder but has not been charged with that crime.

Richard Williams was sentenced to 35 years in prison in connection with the stabbing death of Sean West in 2010.

William Sony Hunt, 57, was arrested in Yonkers, New York in connection with the 2011 stabbing death of 48-year-old George White. Police said he is suspected of second-degree murder while armed in connection with the case.

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