Only Two Defendants Remain in Latisha Frazier Murder Case

Of the six people arrested on suspicion of killing D.C. teenager Latisha Frazier, the US Attorney’s Office has only two open cases against those suspects remaining. That news follows on the heels of a guilty plea made by one of those co-defendants Friday. In a three week period last winter, Brian Gaither, Johnnie Sweet, Aneka … Read more →

Guilty Plea to Second Degree Murder in Latisha Frazier Death

Nineteen-year-old Cinthya Proctor pleaded guilty this morning to participating in the killing of Latisha Frazier last August. According to the details of the plea agreement, Proctor could be sentenced to life in prison. Proctor is, at this time, the only defendant to plead guilty to the crime. Anneka Nelson, Johnnie Sweet, Brian Gaither and Laurence … Read more →

Grand Jury Could Take Full 9 Months to Indict Latisha Frazier Case

Signaling that the Grand Jury could take the full nine months allotted by law to indict the Latisha Frazier murder case, Judge William Jackson set the next hearing date for the case for Oct. 21. The date is one day before the nine-month deadline to indict the case against Brian Gaither, the first of six … Read more →

Attorney Wants Search for Latisha Frazier's Body

An attorney for Brian Gaither, suspected of first-degree murder in the death of Latisha Frazier, is seeking to compel authorities to search for Frazier’s body, believed to be in a Richmond landfill. Eugene Ohm, representing Gaither at a felony status conference Friday morning, said physical evidence contained on Frazier’s remains could determine whether his client … Read more →

Suspects in brutal murder of Latisha Frazier waive right to preliminary hearing

Family and friends of Latisha Frazier filled a D.C. court room on Feb. 11, many wearing T-shirts with photos of the victim and her daughter. Although they were prepared for an emotional preliminary hearing for the five people charged with Frazier’s slaying, they were spared another long day in court and a rehashing of the … Read more →

Latisha Frazier

By all accounts so far, Latisha Frazier’s last hours were brutal. Accused of stealing from a neighborhood friend, the 18-year-old mother was beaten, stomped, bound, taped, gagged, prodded and choked. Her head was covered with a sheet. She was tossed into a closet. When she finally died, her body was moved from room to room … Read more →

Charging Documents in Cases against Anneka Nelson and Cinthya Proctor

Anneka Nelson and Cinthya Proctor were charged yesterday in the brutal beating death of missing D.C. woman Latisha Frazier. Charging documents in their cases follow the jump. Brian Gaither and Johnnie Sweet have also been charged in the case. Charging documents in Gaither’s case are here and in Sweet’s case here. A fifth defendant, Laurence … Read more →

Charging Documents Detail Death of Missing D.C. Woman Latisha Frazier

Three teens were charged today in the death of missing D.C. woman Latisha Frazier and ABC7 is reporting that another, and final, arrest was made in the case this afternoon. Johnnie Sweet, Anneka Nelson and Cinthya Proctor appeared in D.C. Superior Court this afternoon. A fourth defendant, Brian Gaither, was charged Jan. 24. The name … Read more →

Total of four arrests now in Latisha Frazier Homicide Case

As reported last night, Metro PD has arrested two more teens in the death of Latisha Frazier, bringing the total number of people arrested so far to four. The defendants in the case are: Anneka Nelson, 16, Cinthya Proctor, 18, Johnnie Sweet, 17, and Brian Gaither, 18. Sweet and Nelson are being charged as adults. … Read more →

Two Teens Arrested in Latisha Frazier's death

Metro PD has announced the arrests of two teens suspected in the killing of Latisha Frazier. Anneka Nelson, 16, and Cinthya Proctor, 18, were arrested Wednesday. Nelson is charged as an adult in the case, Metro PD said in their news release. February 2, 2011 Additional Arrests Made in the Homicide of Missing Person Latisha … Read more →

Aneka Nelson

Suspected in the Aug. 2, 2010 death of Latisha Frazier.