Felicia Jones Sentenced to Six Years in Prison for Death of Jodie Ward

Judge Ronna Beck sentenced Felicia Jones Friday to six years in prison in connection with the stabbing death of 30-year-old Jodie Lamont Ward. Jones, 31, was arrested for Ward’s death on October 20, 2011, shortly after firefighters found Ward unconscious on the floor of Jones’ Southeast DC home with a knife protruding from his ear; … Read more →

Jurors Deadlock in Felicia Jones Murder Trial

Jurors in the murder case against Felicia Jones have deadlocked after two days of negotiations, telling Judge Ronna Beck that they were “hopelessly” unable to find Jones either guilty or innocent in the stabbing death of Jodie Ward. The deadlock prompted Beck to declare the case a mistrial this afternoon. The jurors’ announcement came shortly … Read more →

Felicia Jones Pleads Innocent in Stabbing Death of Jodie Ward

Felicia Jones pled innocent on Friday morning to second-degree murder while armed in the stabbing death of Jodie Ward. Ward was found unconscious in a child’s bedroom in a home in Southeast DC the night of Oct. 20. According to charging documents, a knife was protruding from his left ear. It was initially unclear whether … Read more →

Self-Defense Claim Rejected in Stabbing Death of Jodie Ward

Felicia Jones was ordered held on probable cause today in the stabbing death of 30-year-old Jodie Ward. Jones, also 30, has been in custody since Ward was found dead in Jones’ daughter’s bedroom. Ward was face down on the floor with a knife protruding from his ear, MPD Detective Gabriel Truby testified at a preliminary … Read more →

Murder Charge for Felicia Jones in Death of Jodi Ward

DC’s Chief Medical Examiner has concluded that Jodi Ward was killed in a homicide and the woman police believe attacked him is now being charged with murder. Felicia Jones was arrested on Oct. 20, the same night firefighters found Ward unconscious and not breathing on the floor of a Southeast DC home with a knife … Read more →

Murder Charge for Woman Suspected in Assault of Jodie Ward

A charge of second-degree murder while armed is expected to be presented to Felicia Jones Friday afternoon, court records show. Jones, 30, is currently in custody on suspicion of assault with intent to kill in connection with the death of Jodi Ward. MPD initially arrested Jones in the Ward case on a murder charge, but … Read more →

Murder Charge Against Felicia Jones Reduced to Assault

The charge against Felicia Jones, arrested Thursday in the death of Jodie Ward has been reduced to Assault With Intent to Kill while Armed. In a statement MPD said that the reduced charge was in light of information from the medical examiner and said that the cause of death is still pending. MPD’s amended press … Read more →

One Dead, One Arrested in Fatal SE DC Stabbing

A 30-year-old man was fatally stabbed in Southeast DC late Thursday night, according to MPD homicide detectives. The victim has been identified as Jodie Ward. A 30-year-old woman is in custody in connection with the case. She’s been identified as Felicia Jones. A press release from MPD is below. Arrest Made in the Homicide: 1100 … Read more →

Felicia Jones

Pleaded guilty in the Oct. 20, 2011, death of Jodie Lamont Ward.