Alphonso Cleveland Sentenced to Nine Years for Killing his Wife, Claudia Hall

Alphonso Cleveland was sentenced Friday to nine years in prison followed by five years of supervised release for strangling his wife Claudia Hall, to death, and stabbing her. “This homicide was violent, brutal and very personal,” said Assistant U.S. Attorney Veronica Sanchez,”This was someone [Hall] loved and cared about.” Cleveland, 52, plead guilty to voluntary … Read more →

Alphonso Cleveland Pleads Guilty in Stabbing Death of Claudia Hall

Alphonso Cleveland, 51, pleaded guilty Thursday to voluntary manslaughter in connection with the stabbing of his 51-year-old wife, Claudia Hall. He was initially charged with second-degree murder in connection with the case. Hall was found by police on January 3 in her apartment on the 300 block of 18th Place Northeast. Prosecutors said Thursday that … Read more →

Alphonso Cleveland Held in Connection with Claudia Hall Murder

A DC man suspected of killing his wife in DC’s first homicide of 2014 was ordered held Monday at his first court appearance on the charge. Alphonso Cleveland, 51, faces a charge of second-degree murder while armed. His wife, Claudia Hall, 51, was fatally stabbed. Hall was found by police January 3 around 2:20 p.m. … Read more →

Claudia Hall found dead in 2014’s first homicide

Police found a woman dead inside a building in the 300 block of 18th Place Northeast on Friday afternoon, marking the year’s first homicide. Claudia Hall, 51, had suffered “apparent trauma to her body,” police said in a statement. Alphonso Cleveland, 52, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of second-degree murder while armed in connection with … Read more →

Alphonso Cleveland

  • Arrested: Jan. 4, 2014
  • Age: 53
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Pleaded guilty in the Jan. 3, 2014, death of Claudia Hall.