Decordre Franklin Sentenced to 15 Years For Irving Jones Jr. Murder

Judge John Ramsey Johnson sentenced Decordre Franklin to 15 years in prison Friday for the shooting death of 33-year-old Irving Jones Jr. “There was no sense to it,” Judge Johnson said. “It was a completely senseless thing to shoot Irving Jones.” Police found Jones on March 30 around 2:00 a.m. lying on a sidewalk near … Read more →

Decordre Franklin Pleads Guilty to Irving Jones Jr. Murder

Decordre Franklin pleaded guilty Friday to voluntary manslaughter while armed in connection with the shooting death of 33-year-old Irving Jones Jr. In exchange for the plea, prosecutors will not indict Franklin on any additional charges related to Jones’ death. Police found Jones around 2 a.m. March 30 lying on a sidewalk near a playground in … Read more →

Judge Finds Substantial Probability in Case Against Decordre Franklin

Decordre Anthony Franklin, 26, was ordered held Wednesday afternoon in connection with the March 30 shooting death of 33-year-old Irving Jones, Jr. While defense attorney Joseph Caleb attempted to at least reduce the ruling to probable cause, Judge Karen Howze determined substantial probability based on witness accounts. Howze argued that even the witness’s accusation that … Read more →

Decordre Franklin Arrested in Connection with Shooting Death of Irving Jones Jr.

A Northeast D.C. man has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of 33-year-old Irving Jones Jr. Police found Jones suffering from a gunshot wound in the 600 block of Edgewood Street Northeast around 2 a.m. on March 30. He later died at the hospital. Tuesday morning police arrested 37-year-old Decordre Franklin on a … Read more →

Decordre Franklin

  • Arrested: April 9, 2013
  • Age: 37
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Pleaded guilty in the March 30, 2013, death of Irving Jones Jr..