Murder Charge Dropped in Case Against Robert Osborne

Prosecutors dismissed a charge of second-degree murder Wednesday in the case against Robert Osborne for the murder of Vincent Purvis on January 15. According to spokesperson William Miller, there was insufficient evidence to move forward and the case is still under investigation. Osborne was arrested ten days after Purvis’s death on suspicion of second-degree murder. … Read more →

Robert Osborne Released into High Intensity Supervision While Grand Jury Investigated Murder Charge

Robert Osborne was released from jail custody Wednesday despite a finding of probable cause in the murder charge against him. Osborne, 41, is suspected in the shooting death of 20-year-old Vincent Purvis. Judge Robert Richter ordered him into high intensity supervision while a grand jury investigates the case. Purvis was killed January 15 in a … Read more →

Documents Detail Midday Drive-by That Killed Vincent Purvis

Vincent Purvis was gunned down in broad daylight during a drive-by shooting on Yuma Street Southeast, according to court documents released Monday. Robert Osborne, who was arrested over the weekend on suspicion of second-degree murder, will remain in custody pending a preliminary hearing next month. Osborne, 41, is paralyzed from the chest down and attended … Read more →

Robert Osborne Arrested in Death of Vincent Purvis

A Rockville, Md., man has been arrested in the shooting death of 20-year-old Vincent Purvis. Robert Osborne, 41, was arrested on Saturday morning around 7:50 a.m. on suspicion of second-degree murder. Police found Purvis unconscious with multiple gunshot wounds near the closed Ferebee-Hope Elementary School on Jan. 15. A press release from MPD is below: … Read more →

Robert Osborne

  • Arrested: Jan. 25, 2014
  • Age: 41
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Charges dropped in the Jan. 15, 2014, death of Vincent Purvis.