Terrell Brent Receives Three Years in Russian Roulette Case

Twenty-year-old Terrell Brent stood silently as Judge William Jackson sentenced him to three years in prison, the minimum for involuntary manslaughter, in the death of his best friend Lugus Fleming. Brent stood in his dark blue prison uniform, facing only Judge William Jackson and looking at the ground throughout the sentencing, never once glancing at … Read more →

Involuntary Manslaughter Plea in Russian Roulette Murder Case

A 20-year-old DC man accused of fatally shooting a close friend in a game of Russian Roulette has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in connection with the case. Terrell Brent entered the plea last week. The maximum penalty for involuntary manslaughter is 30 years in prison, but prison time is not mandatory for the charge. … Read more →

Jubilation— and Anger— as Judge Releases Man Accused of Killing Friend in Game of Russian Roullette

There was silent applause, fist pumping and smiles in court Wednesday when Judge Anthony Epstein ordered Terrell Brent released from custody. But there were also tears. And anger. “My brother’s f–ing dead,” yelled one woman as she fled the courtroom. “And [Brent] is going f–ing home. This court’s a joke.” Outside the courtroom, shouts of … Read more →

Deadly Russian Roulette was not Second Degree Murder, Judge Rules

Judge Karen Howze this afternoon ruled that a fatal game of Russian Roulette, which killed twenty-year-old Lugus Fleming on Friday night, could not be a crime of second-degree murder because the teen who fired the fatal shot believed that the gun was empty. More than thirty people filled the courtroom at D.C. Superior Court for … Read more →

Lugus Fleming Killed in Friday Night Shooting; Terrell Rashad Brent Arrested

A shooting in Northeast D.C. Friday night killed 20-year-old Lugus Fleming of Northeast D.C., MPD said Saturday. Terrell Rashad Brent, 19, was arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder, MPD said. MPD’s release is after the jump. Arrest Made in the Homicide in the 5400 Block of Nannie Helen Burroughs Avenue, NE (Washington, DC)-Detectives from the … Read more →

Terrell Rashad Brent

  • Arrested: Sept. 17, 2011
  • Age: 20
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Pleaded guilty in the Sept. 16, 2011 death of Lugus Fleming.