Paul Jefferies Indicted in the Murder of Awele Olisemeka

Paul Jefferies pleaded innocent Thursday to second-degree murder while armed in the September 2013 death of Awele Olisemeka, who died after being hit in the head with a brick. Olisemeka, 24, was fatally beaten after a group of men attacked and attempted to rob his friends on 5th street and Kennedy Street Northwest, charging documents … Read more →

Judge Finds Probable Cause in Paul Jefferies Murder Case

Judge Lynn Leibovitz found probable cause Monday in the case charging Paul Jefferies with the death of 24-year-old Awele Olisemeka, who died after being hit in the head with a brick. Police found Olisemeka on September 14, 2013 at approximately 6:09 p.m. on the 900 block of Madison Street Northwest beaten and unconscious. He was … Read more →

Paul Jefferies Held in Fatal Emory Recreation Center Fight

The beating death of a 24-year-old DC man last fall happened after two groups of young men tussled with each other, one group trying to rob the other one, police say. The victim, Awele Olisemeka, was found unconscious, holding a broken piece of baseball bat, near the Emory Recreation Center in Northwest DC at 4:40 … Read more →

Paul Jefferies Arrested in Connection with April Beating Death of Awele Olisemeka

A 20-year-old Northwest DC man has been arrested in connection with the beating death of Awele Olisemeka, who died September 16, two days after being found unconscious. The suspect, identified by police as Paul Jefferies, is expected to be charged with second-degree murder while armed. Police say he was arrested Thursday. A press release from … Read more →

Paul Jefferies

  • Arrested: Dec. 26, 2013
  • Age: 20
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Unknown

Pleaded guilty in the Sept. 14, 2013 death of Awele Olisemeka.