It wasn’t supposed to go down like this,” Hassan Says at Sentencing for Latisha Frazier Death

Two of the six co-defendants in the murder of 18-year-old Latisha Frazier were sentenced by Judge William Jackson Friday: Laurence Hassan received an 18-year prison sentence; Cinthya Proctor received a 21-year sentence. Brian Gaither was sentenced to 32 years in prison in April. The remaining co-defendants are scheduled to be sentenced later this year. At … Read more →

Only Two Defendants Remain in Latisha Frazier Murder Case

Of the six people arrested on suspicion of killing D.C. teenager Latisha Frazier, the US Attorney’s Office has only two open cases against those suspects remaining. That news follows on the heels of a guilty plea made by one of those co-defendants Friday. In a three week period last winter, Brian Gaither, Johnnie Sweet, Aneka … Read more →

Second Guilty Plea in Death of Latisha Frazier

Laurence Hassan pleaded guilty this morning to second-degree murder in the death of 18-year-old Latisha Frazier, a Southeast DC woman believed to have been killed by a group of young people in August 2010. Hassan, 22, is the second person to plead guilty in the case. Cinthya Proctor pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in July. … Read more →

Guilty Plea to Second Degree Murder in Latisha Frazier Death

Nineteen-year-old Cinthya Proctor pleaded guilty this morning to participating in the killing of Latisha Frazier last August. According to the details of the plea agreement, Proctor could be sentenced to life in prison. Proctor is, at this time, the only defendant to plead guilty to the crime. Anneka Nelson, Johnnie Sweet, Brian Gaither and Laurence … Read more →

Attorney Wants Search for Latisha Frazier's Body

An attorney for Brian Gaither, suspected of first-degree murder in the death of Latisha Frazier, is seeking to compel authorities to search for Frazier’s body, believed to be in a Richmond landfill. Eugene Ohm, representing Gaither at a felony status conference Friday morning, said physical evidence contained on Frazier’s remains could determine whether his client … Read more →

Suspects in brutal murder of Latisha Frazier waive right to preliminary hearing

Family and friends of Latisha Frazier filled a D.C. court room on Feb. 11, many wearing T-shirts with photos of the victim and her daughter. Although they were prepared for an emotional preliminary hearing for the five people charged with Frazier’s slaying, they were spared another long day in court and a rehashing of the … Read more →

Latisha Frazier

By all accounts so far, Latisha Frazier’s last hours were brutal. Accused of stealing from a neighborhood friend, the 18-year-old mother was beaten, stomped, bound, taped, gagged, prodded and choked. Her head was covered with a sheet. She was tossed into a closet. When she finally died, her body was moved from room to room … Read more →

Fifth Defendant in Frazier Homicide IDed as Laurence Kamal Hassan

Metro PD tonight announced a fifth arrest in the homicide of Latisha Frazier. Laurence Kamal Hassan, 23, of Southeast, DC, was arrested this afternoon. Fifth Arrest Made in the Homicide of Missing Person Latisha Frazier ( Washington, DC) — Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch announced today that an additional suspect has been … Read more →

Laurence Hassan

  • Arrested: Feb. 3, 2011
  • Age: 23
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Pleaded guilty in the Aug. 2, 2010 death of Latisha Frazier.