First-Degree Murder Charge Dropped in Case Against Dion Redwood

Dion Redwood was released from jail Thursday after a charge of first-degree murder against him was dismissed at a prosecutor’s request. U.S. Assistant Attorney Michael Liebman said the investigation into the shooting death of 16-year-old Darius Cannon is ongoing. He did not say why the murder charge was dropped. Redwood was arrested in January on … Read more →

Probable Cause Found in Case Against Dion Redwood

A judge found probable cause Monday that Dion Redwood participated in the 2013 shooting death of 16-year-old Darius Cannon. Redwood, 39, remains held pending a case status hearing in April. Police found Cannon on April 7, 2013 around 12:30 a.m. in the 2700 block of Langston Place Southeast suffering from gunshot wounds. Medical services took … Read more →

Hearings Begin in Connection to Murder of Darius Cannon Last April

The right side of the courtroom was crowded with “Justice for Darius” t-shirts, worn by the family members and friends of 16-year-old Darius Cannon, who was killed in a Southeast DC shooting last April. Dion Redwood, 39, is being charged with first-degree murder in connection with Cannon’s death. Redwood appeared in court today for a … Read more →

Dion Redwood Arrested in April Shooting Death of Darius Cannon

A 39-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the April shooting death of DC teen Darius Cannon. The suspect, identified by police as Dion Redwood of District Heights, Maryland, is expected to be charged with first-degree murder while armed. A press release from MPD is after the jump. January 3, 2014 Arrest Made in … Read more →

Dion Redwood

  • Arrested: Jan. 3, 2014
  • Age: 39
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Charges dropped in the April 7, 2013, death of Darius Cannon.