Family Remembers Deoni Jones With Second Memorial And Foundation

It’s been two years since Deoni Jones, a 23-year-old transgender woman, was stabbed in the head and killed at a Southeast DC bus stop. And though her family and friends are seeking justice through the courts, they are also taking steps to prevent other transgender residents in DC from being victims of violence. On Saturday, … Read more →

Gary Montgomery to Stand Trial in Death of Deoni Jones

Gary Montgomery was found mentally competent Friday to stand trial for the death of transgender woman Deoni Jones. Montgomery is charged with first-degree murder. It’s been more than two years since 23-year-old Jones, also known as JaParker, was stabbed in the side of the head while sitting at a metro stop in Northeast DC. She … Read more →

Gary Montgomery Currently Incompetent to Stand Trial for Death of Deoni Jones

Mental health experts have found Gary Montgomery incompetent to stand trial for the February 2012 stabbing death of 23-year-old Deoni Jones. Police found Jones on February 2, 2012 around 8:15 p.m. at a bus stop in the 4900 block of East Capitol Street Northeast suffering from a stab wound. She was transported to a local … Read more →

Doctors Say Gary Montgomery Competent to Stand Trial

Doctors at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, where Gary Montgomery has been held for mental evaluation since Jan. 29, have told Judge Robert Morin that Montgomery, suspected in the stabbing death 23-year-old JaParker Deoni Jones, is mentally competent to stand trial. But Montgomery’s attorneys may push for further studies, saying that Montgomery’s reported lucid behavior with doctors … Read more →

Trial Date Set for Gary Niles Montgomery in the Murder of JaParker Jones

Judge Robert Morin set a trial date of June 10 for Gary Niles Montgomery, who is accused of murdering 23-year-old JaParker Deoni Jones. Montgomery, 55, is suspected of stabbing and killing Jones in February. Morin said he would decide at a status hearing Jan. 18 if Montgomery should be placed on supervised release prior to … Read more →

Gary Montgomery Pleads Not Guilty In Murder of Japarker Deoni Jones

Gary Niles Montgomery pleaded innocent Friday at his arraignment on a charge of first-degree murder while armed in the stabbing death of Japarker Deoni Jones. Jones, 23, died on Feb. 2 from a stab wound to the face that penetrated her skull. Montgomery, 55, was arrested in February after a witness told police that Montgomery … Read more →

Gary Montgomery Held in JaParker Deoni Jones Slaying

Gary Montgomery was ordered held this morning pending a preliminary hearing on a charge that he fatally stabbed transgender woman JaParker Deoni Jones in the face at a Northeast DC bus stop last week. A preliminary hearing date was set for Feb. 23 with Judge Robert Morin. Montgomery, a 55-year-old Northeast D.C. man was arrested … Read more →

Gary Niles Montgomery Suspected in Stabbing Death of JaParker Deoni Jones

MPD reports that a 55-year-old Northeast DC man has been arrested in connection with the stabbing death of JaParker Deoni Jones. Gary Niles Montgomery is suspected of second degree murder while armed, MPD said. A press release is after the jump. (Washington, DC)- Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch have announced an arrest … Read more →

Gary Niles Montgomery

  • Arrested: Feb. 10, 2012
  • Age: 55
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Suspected in the Feb. 2, 2012, death of Deoni Jones.