Authorities Rule Aug. 14 Death a Homicide-Suicide

Two men who died in August in a Columbia Heights apartment suffered from a toxic combination of a drug used to treat seizures and another sedative, in what authorities said Wednesday was a homicide-suicide. Police believe Shimelis Yegazu, 38, of Aurora, Colo., killed Mesfin Nega, 35, of Northwest D.C., with gabapentin, an anti-convulsant, and pentobarbital, … Read more →

Shimelis Yegazu

  • Age: 38
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Unknown
  • Died: Aug. 19, 2012

Suspected in the Aug. 14, 2012 death of Mesfin Nega. Died without prosecution.