Cedric Spicer Sentenced to 23 Years in Shooting Death of Joseph Hardin

Cedric Spicer was sentenced to 23 years in prison Friday after pleading guilty last month to second-degree murder in connection with the shooting death of Joseph Hardin. According to court documents, Hardin and his girlfriend were at “1920 Lounge,” a nightclub in Northwest D.C., in February 2013 when they got into an argument with Spicer … Read more →

Cedric Spicer Pleads Guilty in Joseph Hardin Murder

Cedric Spicer pleaded guilty Monday to second-degree murder while armed in the February shooting death of 24-year-old Joseph Hardin. Prosecutors have agreed to a plea agreement that will give Spicer 23 years in prison for Hardin’s death. Police found Hardin February 23 around 1:15 a.m. on the 1900 block of 9th Street Northwest shot and … Read more →

Cedric Spicer Arraigned on Charge of First-Degree Murder in Death of Joseph Hardin

Cedric Spicer pleaded innocent Monday to first-degree murder and related weapons charges in connection with the February 2013 death of Joseph Hardin. Spicer is suspected of shooting Hardin after the two men argued inside a nightclub in Northwest DC. Charging documents state that a witness observed the shooting and followed the suspected shooter as he … Read more →

Judge Finds Substantial Probability in Case Against Cedric Spicer

Judge Herbert Dixon found substantial probability Thursday that Cedric Spicer shot and killed Joseph Hardin last month outside a nightclub in Northwest D.C. Spicer remains held while a grand jury investigates the case. “Based on the devastating combination of direct and circumstantial evidence, there’s not only probable cause, but substantial probability that Mr. Spicer committed … Read more →

Cedric Spicer Held in NW DC Nightclub Shooting Death

A man accused in a a fatal nightclub shooting in Northwest DC has been ordered held pending a preliminary hearing in his case. Cedric Spicer appeared in court Monday on a charge of first-degree murder. Police say he shot and killed Joseph Hardin near a nightclub on the 1900 block of 9th Street, NW. According … Read more →

NW DC Shooting Kills Man; Suspect in Custody

A shooting in the 1900 block of 9th Street Northwest killed a man early Saturday morning. Police found Joseph Hardin, 30, of Alexandria, Va., unconscious and suffering from multiple gunshot wounds at 1:16 a.m. and declared dead at the scene. Cedric Spicer, 24, of Northwest D.C., was arrested on site by nearby police officers, MPD … Read more →

Cedric Cornell Spicer

  • Arrested: Feb. 23, 2013
  • Age: 24
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Pleaded guilty in the Feb. 23, 2013, death of Joseph Hardin.