Judge Imposes Maximum Sentences for Shooting Death of SE DC Teen

Judge Thomas Motley this afternoon imposed the maximum penalties possible under sentencing guidelines on Kevin Clark and Donald Crosland, both of whom pleaded guilty to killing teen Ricardo Minger in a Southeast DC apartment in January 2011. “Everybody makes mistakes,” Clark said at sentencing. “Sometimes you fall down and scrape your knee. Sometimes you bump … Read more →

Kevin Clark, Donald Crosland Plead Guilty in Death of Ricardo Minger

Kevin Clark and Donald Crosland today pleaded guilty to charges that they shot and killed 17-year-old Ricardo Minger in a Southeast D.C. apartment in January. Clark, 23, and Crosland, 17, could be sentenced to five to thirty years in prison for the crime. The voluntary manslaughter plea is a significant reduction from the first-degree murder … Read more →

Week Ahead

Each Friday, Homicide Watch brings you a list of upcoming hearings in the cases we follow. All hearings are scheduled for 9:30 a.m. unless otherwise noted. To add an item to the listing, email homicidewatchdc [at] gmail.com. To see scheduled court hearings beyond next week, see our calendar. Monday Kevin Clark and Donald Crosland are … Read more →

1st Degree Murder Indictment in Death of Ricardo Minger

Kevin L Clark and Donald Crosland were arraigned today on one charge each of first degree murder for the shooting death of Ricardo Vondell Minger in a SE DC apartment in January. Minger was 17 years old. Clark and Crossland both pleaded not guilty to the charges today. A jury trial is scheduled to begin … Read more →

Trial Date Set for Ricardo Minger Murder Case

Judge Thomas Motley today set a tentative date for the two men accused of killing Ricardo Minger to stand trial, despite the fact that neither man has been indicted and one has not yet had a preliminary hearing. On Friday both the government prosecutor and Donald Crosland’s attorney suggested that Motley postpone Crosland’s preliminary hearing. … Read more →

Preliminary Hearing in Ricardo Minger Case Delayed

Donald Crosland’s preliminary hearing on first degree murder charges was postponed today so that the hearing can take place the same day as a felony status conference for Crosland’s co-defendant in the case, Kevin Clark. Both men are suspected in the shooting death of Ricardo Minger. The hearing is now scheduled for Friday, March 25 … Read more →

Kevin Lamont Clark Held in Murder of Ricardo Vondell Minger

The man accused of killing 17-year-old Ricardo Vondell Minger is being held without bail after a preliminary hearing on Feb. 1. A group of Kevin Lamont Clark’s family members looked on as Judge Russell Canan determined probable cause to hold Clark for first premeditated degree murder while armed Tuesday morning in a D.C. courtroom. According … Read more →

Charging documents in shooting death of 17-year-old Ricardo Minger

The man suspected in the shooting death of Ricardo Vondell Minger last Friday (Jan. 7) is expected in court Feb. 1 for a preliminary hearing on first degree murder charges. Kevin Clark, 23, was arrested Sunday (Jan. 9) and is currently being held at D.C. jail. Minger, a 17-year-old resident of Southeast D.C., was shot … Read more →

Kevin Lamont Clark Charged in Death of Ricardo Vondell Minger

Metro Police have identified the suspect charged in the shooting death of 17-year-old Ricardo Vondell Minger in Southeast D.C. Friday night as Kevin Lamont Clark, a 23-year-old Hyattsville, Md. man. Clark was arrested Sunday and charged with first-degree murder while armed in the case. Metro PD’s press release follows: Arrest Made in the Homicide of … Read more →

Kevin Lamont Clark

  • Arrested: Jan. 9, 2011
  • Age: 24
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Pleaded guilty in the Jan. 7, 2011 death of Ricardo Vondell Minger.