Ricardo Mitchell Sentenced to 26 Years for Murder of Wyatt Robinson

A grand jury described the murder of 33-year-old Wyatt Earp Robinson as “especially heinous, atrocious and cruel.” Judge Lynn Leibovitz described it as “terrible, unjustifiable and a hot-blooded act.” Robinson’s killer, Ricardo Mitchell, said Friday at his sentencing hearing that he wishes things had turned out differently. “I humbly apologize to Mr. Robinson’s family and … Read more →

Ricardo Mitchell Pleads Guilty in Shooting Death of Wyatt Earp Robinson

A Maryland man charged with the “especially heinous, atrocious, or cruel” killing of another on Minnesota Avenue in Aug. 2011 has pleaded guilty to charges in connection with the case. Ricardo Mitchell entered the plea to second-degree murder while armed in court Tuesday, saying that he shot and killed Wyatt Earp Robinson after the two … Read more →

Grand Jury Charges that Minn. Ave. Killing was “Especially Heinous, Atrocious, or Cruel”

Ricardo Mitchell pled innocent Wednesday in the shooting death of Wyatt Earp Robinson; Fox5 reported last week that Mitchell’s girlfriend, a police officer, has pled guilty to charges connected to the case. According to charging documents in the case, investigators believe that as Robinson was walking down the street, he “looked in the direction” of … Read more →

Fox5: Police Officer who Witnessed Wyatt Earp Robinson’s Murder Pleads Guilty

Fox5’s Paul Wagner reports that a police officer who witnessed Wyatt Earp Robinson’s shooting death in Northeast DC has pled guilty. The officer, Antonia McClam, was charged with obstruction of justice and neglect of an officer to make an arrest, Wagner reported. Court documents filed in the case indicated the veteran officer had agreed to … Read more →

Is she above the law?” Wyatt Robinson’s Mother Asks Following Preliminary Hearing

In Chief Judge Lee Satterfield’s courtroom Wednesday, what wasn’t in the testimony was just as significant for Wanda Ortiz as what was. “I want to know something,” Ortiz said. “What’s going on with her?” “Her” is a DC police officer, now removed from duties, who authorities believe was present when Ortiz’ son, Wyatt Earp Robinson, … Read more →

Comment of the Day: “Not Everyone Recovers from Childhood Issues”

This comment of the day comes from “Guest,” who wrote in about Wyatt Earp Robinson and Ricardo Mitchell. First off let me say that my condolences goes out to Wyatt Robinsons family. I know this is a devistating time for you all. But I am a relative of Ricardo Mitchell and i do not condone. … Read more →

Officer Involved in Wyatt Earp Robinson Shooting Could Face Criminal Charges, Says Lanier

Yesterday on WTOP’s “Ask the Chief” program, MPD Chief Cathy Lanier spoke about the Wyatt Earp Robinson case and allegations that an MPD officer witnessed the shooting and failed to take action. Reports the Washington Post; Three law enforcement sources said authorities are investigating whether the officer failed to take police action after the shooting. … Read more →

DC Police Officer was Witness to Minnesotta Ave Killing, Reports MyFoxDC

A DC police officer “romantically linked” to Ricardo Mitchell could face criminal charges connected with the Minnesota Ave. NE murder of Wyatt Earp Robinson, Paul Wagner from MyFoxDC reports. Reports Wagner: Law enforcement sources say the officer, who is assigned to the Second District, first told investigators she had not witnessed the crime. Then, upon … Read more →

Ricardo Mitchell Held in Minnesota Ave. Shooting Death of Wyatt Earp Robinson

Ricardo Mitchell was presented today with a charge of first-degree murder in the shooting death of Wyatt Earp Robinson. Appearing in court wearing a light brown polo shirt and jeans, Mitchell was silent through the proceeding. He’s expected back in court on Sept 8 and was ordered held pending that date. Prosecutors believe that Mitchell … Read more →

Temple Hills Man Arrested in Minnesota Ave. NE Fatal Sunday Shooting

A Temple Hills, Md. man has been arrested in connection with the Sunday shooting death of Wyatt Earp Robinson on Minnesota Avenue NE. MPD said in a press release that 32-year-old Ricardo Mitchell is suspected of first-degree murder while armed in the case. MPD’s press release is after the jump. August 24, 2011 Arrest Made … Read more →

Ricardo Mitchell

  • Arrested: Aug. 24, 2011
  • Age: 34
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Pleaded guilty in the Aug. 21, 2011 death of Wyatt Earp Robinson.