Brandon Miller Sentenced to 7 Years for Driving Shooters to Jamal Coates’ Murder

Brandon Miller was sentenced Friday to seven years in prison for second-degree murder and conspiracy in connection with the shooting death of 21-year-old Jamal Coates. He is the fourth and final man to be sentenced for Coates’ death. On Friday, Assistant U.S. Attorney Todd Gee said that Miller’s decision to plead made him “one of … Read more →

Keir Johnson, Lester Williams Reject Plea Offer in Jamal Coates Murder

Keir Johnson and Lester Williams turned down a government plea offer Thursday to second-degree murder while armed in connection with the shooting death of 21-year-old Jamal Coates. The two men are charged with conspiracy, first-degree murder, assault with intent to kill, and several weapons charges in connection with Coates’ death, who was shot and killed … Read more →

New Court Dates for Ramona Gray and Brandon Miller

Two murder cases were postponed last week. Ramona Gray, whose felony status conference for a first degree murder case on Jan. 14 was postponed, is now scheduled to appear Friday in courtroom 320 (Judge Gerald Fisher) for a felony status conference. The case is pending grand jury indictment. The victim, Shemese Grant, was stabbed to … Read more →

Damon Sams Pleads “Not Guilty” in Death of Ashley McRae

A Southeast D.C. man accused of killing Columbia Heights 21-year-old Ashley McRae has been indicted by a grand jury on second degree murder charges. McRae was found in the backseat of a car in Southeast D.C. with a gunshot wound to her head early in the morning of Sept. 18. According to press reports and … Read more →

Brandon Miller

  • Arrested: Sept. 28, 2010
  • Age: 24
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Pleaded guilty in the Sept. 28, 2010 death of Jamal R. Coates.