Joshua Andrews Sentenced to Over 41 Years in Prison for Darond Lucas Murder

Joshua Andrews, 22, was sentenced to 41 and a half years in prison Tuesday after jurors found him guilty of killing Darond Alonte Lucas in June 2010. The sentencing by Judge Rhonda Reid Winston came more than two months after the end of Andrews’ trial. The trial was the second in the case; jurors in … Read more →

Joshua Andrews Found Guilty of First-Degree Murder in Shooting of Darond Lucas

Joshua Andrews was found guilty Thursday of first-degree murder while armed, assault with intent to kill, and other five related charges in connection to the shooting death of 17-year-old Darond Alonte Lucas. Jurors delivered their verdict after four days of deliberations. This was Andrews’s second trial; a previous jury was unable to reach any verdicts. … Read more →

Jury Begins Deliberations in Retrial of Joshua Andrews

As prosecutors tell it, almost four years ago, Joshua Andrews laid in ambush on June 5, 2010, and killed Darond Alonte Lucas execution style. But defense attorneys say that evidence never shows the gun in Andrews’ hands. These were the closing arguments jurors heard Monday afternoon. Andrews, now 21, is charged with first-degree murder while … Read more →

Four Months After Mistrial Joshua Andrews Faces New Jury

Four months after a jury deadlocked, unable to decide whether Joshua Andrews was guilty or innocent of first-degree murder while armed, a second jury has been assembled. On Tuesday they heard opening arguments in the case. Andrews is charged in the 2010 shooting death of Darond Alonte Lucas. Prosecutors argue that Andrews waited in ambush … Read more →

Mistrial Declared in Joshua Andrews Murder Case

Judge Ronna Beck declared a mistrial Thursday in the case against Joshua Andrews, after the jury notified the court three times that they were deadlocked. Andrews is charged with first-degree murder while armed in connection with the 2010 shooting death of 17-year-old Darond Alonte Lucas. The jury deliberated for more than a week, first notifying … Read more →

Jury Deliberations Begin in Joshua Andrews Murder Trial

Jury deliberations in the murder case against Joshua Andrews, on trial for first-degree murder while armed, assault with intention to kill and three related weapon charges in the shooting death of Darond Lucas began Tuesday. Lucas was fatally shot on June 5, 2010. Prosecutors believe that Andrews and another man waited for Lucas outside 1644 … Read more →

Trial Begins in June 2010 Shooting Death of Darond Lucas

It’s been three years, four months and 24 days since Darond Lucas died in the grass outside 1644 W Street Southeast. It’s been two years, six months and 23 days since Joshua Andrews was arrested in connection with Lucas’s death. In that time, four different trial dates were set and four different defense attorneys have … Read more →

Comment of the Day: Darond Lucas and Joshua Andrews

This comment of the day comes from darondKeeper, who wrote about Darond Lucas and Joshua Andrews: I Miss My Bestfriend Soooo Much, & Its One thing To Know He’s Dead & Its Another To Know The Boy I Use To Sleep Beside & Cook Me Meals Killed Him. Tears ! I LOVE YOU SO MUCH … Read more →

Joshua Andrews Arrested in Shooting Death of Darond Lucas

Joshua Andrews, a Southeast D.C., man was arrested today in connection with the shooting of Darond Lucas, 17, last June. Andrews, 19, is being held on suspicion of first-degree-murder while armed. Arrest Made in the Homicide of Darond Lucas ( Washington, DC)- Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch have announced an arrest has … Read more →

Joshua Andrews

  • Arrested: April 6, 2011
  • Age: 22
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Convicted by jury in the June 5, 2010 death of Darond Alonte Lucas.