Eric Jerome Payne Rejects Informal Plea in Connection with Murder of Charles Hicks

Eric Jerome Payne appeared before Judge Robert Morin Thursday and rejected an informal plea offer from prosecutors for his role in the June 2011 stabbing death of Charles Hicks. Payne is charged with first-degree murder in connection with Hicks’ death. Co-defendant Terrance McNeal pled guilty to voluntary manslaughter in his case in November. The informal … Read more →

Terrence McNeal Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter in Stabbing Death of Charles Hicks

Terrence McNeal pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter this month for stabbing and killing Charles Hicks during a fight in Southeast D.C. in June 2011. McNeal entered the plea Nov. 19, according to court records. According to the proffer of facts, prosecutors say McNeal stabbed Hicks eight times during an argument in a parking lot outside … Read more →

Substantial Probability Found at Eric Payne’s Preliminary Hearing

Eric Payne was ordered held on Wednesday after Judge Robert Morin found substantial probability that Payne aided in the murder of Charles Hicks. Due to scheduling conflicts no witness was called to testify and Morin relied on witness testimonies, affidavits, and the transcript of co-defendant Terrance McNeal’s preliminary hearing when making his decision. At McNeal’s … Read more →

Eric Jerome Payne Arrested in Connection with Stabbing Death of Charles Hicks

A second man has been arrested in connection with the June 2011 stabbing death of Southeast DC man Charles Hicks. MPD said Thursday that 30-year-old Eric Jerome Payne of Capitol Heights, Md, was arrested Wednesday. He’s suspected of second-degree murder while armed in connection with Hick’s death. Prosecutors have already charged Terrance “Peanut” McNeal with … Read more →

Terrance McNeal Pleads Innocent in Death of Charles Hicks

Terrance McNeal entered a “not guilty” plea today at his arraignment on a charge of first-degree murder while armed in the stabbing death of Charles Hicks. Prosecutors say McNeal fatally stabbed Hicks June 19 during an argument in Southeast DC. A status hearing is scheduled for May 11 and a jury trial is set for … Read more →

Terry Jimenez Held in Caribbean Festival Shooting

It was six weeks ago that Terry Jimenez first appeared in front of Judge William Jackson for a preliminary hearing in the second-degree murder case that accuses him of killing a man in armed urban warfare. On Friday that hearing was completed, and Jimenez was ordered held. Relying on video evidence presented on July 29, … Read more →

Use of force was “excessive” in killing of Charles Hicks, Judge Leibovitz says

Finding “substantial probability” in a second-degree murder case against Terrance “Peanut” McNeal today, Judge Lynn Leibovitz said that even if McNeal was provoked and attacked by the man prosecutors say he killed, his use of force was “excessive.” Prosecutors say that McNeal fatally stabbed Charles Hicks during an argument in Southeast DC on June 19. … Read more →

Terrance “Peanut” McNeal held in Fatal June Stabbing of Army Vet

A 31-Southeast DC man known as “Peanut” was presented today with a charge of second-degree murder while armed in connection with the stabbing death of 53-year-old Charles Hicks in June. Terrance McNeil, whose name is court records is Terrance McNeal, told authorities that he saw Hicks the night he was killed. According to charging documents … Read more →

Terrance McNeil Arrested in June Stabbing Death of Charles Hicks

From MPD: August 9, 2011 Arrest Made in the Homicide of Charles Hicks (Washington, DC)-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch have announced an arrest was made in the fatal stabbing which occurred in the 2600 block of Douglas Road, SE. On Sunday, June 19, 2011, at approximately 1:22 am, units from the Seventh … Read more →

Terrence McNeal

  • Arrested: Aug. 8, 2011
  • Age: 32
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Pleaded guilty in the June 19, 2011, death of Charles Hicks.