Dianna Lalchan Charged with First-Degree Murder While Armed in Slaying of Her Husband

Dianna Lalchan pleaded innocent to two new charges brought against her in connection with the death of her husband, Christopher Lalchan. A grand jury indicted Dianna Lalchan, 28, on charges of first-degree premeditated murder while armed and possession of a firearm during a crime of violence. Lalchan was arrested and initially charged with second-degree murder, … Read more →

Dianna Lalchan, Facing Voluntary Manslaughter Charges, to Leave Halfway House

Dianna Lalchan, who originally faced first-degree murder charges that were reduced to voluntary manslaughter while armed, will leave a halfway house Monday. Lalchan appeared before Judge Ronna Beck Friday, who allowed her to enter the high intensity supervision program – which will allow her to stay with her family while she awaits a trial. Police … Read more →

Dianna Lalchan Held in a Halfway House on Voluntary Manslaughter Charge

Judge Robert Morin ruled Wednesday that there was probable cause to hold Dianna Lalchan, 27, at a halfway house on suspicion of voluntary manslaughter in connection with the shooting death of her husband, Christopher Lalchan, last week. Prosecutors had pursued first-degree murder charges in the case. Defense attorneys argued Wednesday that the killing was in … Read more →

Judge Orders Dianna Lalchan Held for Shooting Husband, Christopher Lalchan

Judge Karen Howze ordered Dianna Yvone Lalchan held Friday in connection with a charge of second-degree murder in the shooting death of her husband, Christopher S. Lalchan. Dianna Lalchan was arrested Thursday morning after Christopher Lalchan died of a gunshot wound to the head. Charging documents in the case state that Dianna Lalchan called 911 … Read more →

SW DC Shooting Leaves Man Dead

A man is dead after a shooting near Waterfront Metro, WJLA reports. The shooting took place at 1200 4th Street SW at right after midnight. Police say the victim and the suspect were related. The victim, who was an adult male, was shot in the head. News reports say a woman is in custody, and … Read more →

Dianna Yvone Lalchan

Suspected in the March 28, 2013, death of Christopher Lalchan.