What We’re Reading: New Deli Commemorates June Grace Lim

Washington City Paper reports that a new restaurant called Heaven & H has opened at the same address where June Grace Lim was murdered outside her deli in June 2012. But rather than hide Lim’s shooting death, the restaurant pays tribute to Lim’s impact on the surrounding community with its name, menu items named for … Read more →

Steven Williams Pleads Guilty to Murder of Hae Soon Lim

Steven Vondell Williams pleaded guilty Friday to second-degree murder in connection with the shooting death of Hae Soon Lim; he is scheduled to be sentenced June 21. Lim, 65, was found lying on the floor behind the counter of Grace Deli, the business she owned at the intersection of 7th and H Street Northeast. She … Read more →

Judge Finds Probable Cause in Case Against Steven Williams

Judge Robert Morin found probable cause to hold Steven Williams Monday. Williams, 46, is accused of killing 65-year-old shopkeeper June Grace Lim June 14. Officers arrested him August 23 on a parole violation, but later found DNA evidence linking him to Lim’s murder. Williams’ DNA matched with DNA found on the holster of the handgun … Read more →

Judge Finds Substantial Probability that Steven Williams Murdered Hae Soon Lim

Steven Williams stood in front of Judge Karen Howze this afternoon as she found “substantial probability” that Williams murdered June Grace Lim this past June. Williams, who is currently serving a sentence for a parole violation, was ordered held after Howze found Williams a “danger to the community.” According to charging documents, Lim was found … Read more →

MPD Arrests Three in Unrelated Homicides

Metropolitan Police announced the arrests of three suspects in unrelated homicides today. Steven Vondell Williams, 46, was arrested in connection with the shooting death of June Grace Lim. Dennis Washington, 42, was arrested in connection with the death of Thomas Glenn Lipscomb. David Tyrone Robinson, 20, is suspected of shooting and killing Howard Ricardo Sampler, … Read more →

Steven Vondell Williams

  • Arrested: Nov. 28, 2012
  • Age: 47
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Pleaded guilty in the June 14, 2012, death of June Grace Lim.