Damien Pannell | Homicide Watch DChttp://homicidewatch.org/suspects/damien-pannell/Latest news about Damien Pannellen-usWed, 11 Jan 2012 12:47:50 -050011 Years for "Heat of Passion" Killinghttp://homicidewatch.org/2012/01/11/11-years-for-heat-of-passion-killing/<p><a href="http://homicidewatch.org/suspects/damien-pannell/" >Damien Pannell</a> was sentenced today to 11 years in prison for killing 46-year-old <a href="http://homicidewatch.org/victims/glenn-m-bailey/" >Glenn Bailey</a> in a parking lot fight last May. </p> <p>The death, Pannell told Judge Thomas Motley when <a href="http://homicidewatch.org/2011/10/14/guilty-plea-in-death-of-glenn-bailey/" >pleading guilty</a>, was unintentional.</p> <p>“He was trying to hurt someone that I loved and I kinda just lost it,” Pannell told Motley when entering his plea. “I didn’t really have time to think and realize what I was doing.”<br /> <span id="more-7427"></span><br /> According to <a href="http://homicidewatch.org/2011/06/24/damien-pannell-held-in-death-of-glenn-bailey/" >court documents</a>, Bailey was in a fight with a woman in a Northeast DC parking lot. Pannell broke into the fight and stabbed Bailey at least four times, breaking one of his ribs and puncturing his lung. </p> <p>On Wednesday Motley said that the crime appeared to have taken place in the heat of passion and with sufficient provocation to merit the plea of voluntary manslaughter while armed and a sentence of 11 years in prison.</p> <p>Bailey's family attending the sentencing and asked Motley simply that Pannell's sentence be serious enough to prevent similar crimes from occurring in the future.</p> <p>"Had [Pannell's] anger passed, we wouldn't be here today under those circumstances," Bailey's cousin said. "There's never justification for the taking of a human life. It's stepping beyond human boundaries and acting like God."</p> <p>Bailey's cousin said that Bailey, though he had gotten into trouble as a youth, had turned his life around and was a respected member of the Edgewood community where he coached youth and ran errands for seniors.</p> <p>"We were proud of the person that he had become," the cousin said. </p> <p>Pannell's words at sentencing were simple. "I apologize for my actions," he said. "I didn't mean for it to go the way it went." </p> Laura AmicoWed, 11 Jan 2012 12:47:50 -0500http://homicidewatch.org/2012/01/11/11-years-for-heat-of-passion-killing/Glenn M. BaileyDamien Pannell"Guilty" Plea in Death of Glenn Baileyhttp://homicidewatch.org/2011/10/14/guilty-plea-in-death-of-glenn-bailey/<p><a href="http://homicidewatch.org/suspects/damien-pannell/" >Damien Pannell</a> pleaded guilty this afternoon to voluntary manslaughter in the stabbing death of <a href="http://homicidewatch.org/victims/glenn-m-bailey/" >Glenn Bailey</a>, a man who Pannell said was fighting with a woman he loved.<br /> <span id="more-5957"></span><br /> Pannel was arrested May 18 on suspicion of second degree murder. Charging documents alleged that the day before his arrest, Pannell stabbed Bailey at least four times, breaking one of his ribs and puncturing his lung. The documents stated that Bailey had been in a fight with a woman in a Northeast DC parking lot and that Pannell broke into the fight to stab Bailey.</p> <p>"He was trying to hurt someone that I loved and I kinda just lost it," Pannell told Judge Thomas Motley Friday afternoon. "I didn't really have time to think and realize what I was doing."</p> <p>Pannell, 30, is due to be sentenced on Jan. 11, 2012.</p> Laura AmicoFri, 14 Oct 2011 18:46:37 -0400http://homicidewatch.org/2011/10/14/guilty-plea-in-death-of-glenn-bailey/Glenn M. BaileyDamien PannellDamien Pannell Held in Death of Glenn Baileyhttp://homicidewatch.org/2011/06/24/damien-pannell-held-in-death-of-glenn-bailey/<p>Damien Pannell was ordered held today on suspicion of second-degree murder in the stabbing death of <a href="http://homicidewatch.org/category/victims/glen_m_bailey/">Glenn Bailey</a> in an Edgewood parking lot.</p> <p>Bailey, a 46-year-old man, was stabbed four times in a mid-Tuesday afternoon fight.</p> <p>Prosecutors believe that Bailey and a woman were fighting in the parking lot after the woman got mad at Bailey for jumping in front of other customers in line at a liquor store. The two threw punches at each other before Pannell pushed the woman, his girlfriend, aside and stabbed Bailey.</p> <p>At a preliminary hearing Friday afternoon, Pannell's defense attorney, Madalyn Harvey, told Judge Thomas Motley Pannell could have had good reason to get involved in the fight.</p> <p>"This is a young man going to the defense of his girlfriend who was being punched by a man larger than her," Harvey said.</p> <p>Still, Motley ruled that probable cause that Pannell is responsible for second-degree murder exists and ordered that he be held at least until a status hearing in the case on Nov. 8.</p> Laura AmicoFri, 24 Jun 2011 18:09:17 -0400http://homicidewatch.org/2011/06/24/damien-pannell-held-in-death-of-glenn-bailey/Glenn M. BaileyDamien PannellGlenn Bailey Killed in Parking Lot Fighthttp://homicidewatch.org/2011/05/20/glenn-bailey-killed-in-parking-lot-fight/<p>In a northeast DC parking lot on Tuesday, prosecutors believe <a href="http://homicidewatch.org/category/victims/glen_m_bailey/">Glenn Bailey</a>, in the heat of an argument, told a woman to "get her boyfriend."</p> <p>She said she could "do it herself," and the two exchanged blows in the Edgewood parking lot. Bailey was killed when a man pushed the woman aside, and stabbed Bailey at least four times, breaking one of his ribs and puncturing his lung, according to charging documents in the case.</p> <p>Bailey died less than a half hour later.</p> <p>Two witnesses identified Damien Pannell, a 30-year-old man who has no fixed address according to MPD, as the man responsible for the stabbing. A third witness, who did not know any of the people involved in the fight, did not pick Pannell out of a photo lineup.</p> <p>Pannell, whose name is spelled in jail records as "Pannel," is due in court June 24 for a preliminary hearing.</p> <p>Charging documents are after the jump.<br /> <span id="more-3760"></span></p> <p><script src="http://s3.documentcloud.org/viewer/loader.js"></script><br /> <script> DV.load('http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/96459-scanned-from-a-xerox-workcentre-7755001-1.js', { width: 450, height: 600, sidebar: false, container: "#DV-viewer-96459-scanned-from-a-xerox-workcentre-7755001-1" }); </script></p> Laura AmicoFri, 20 May 2011 14:37:08 -0400http://homicidewatch.org/2011/05/20/glenn-bailey-killed-in-parking-lot-fight/Glenn M. BaileyDamien PannellDamien Pannell arrested in Stabbing Death of Glenn Baileyhttp://homicidewatch.org/2011/05/18/damien-pannell-arrested-in-stabbing-death-of-glenn-bailey/<p>A homeless 30-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the stabbing death of <a href="http://homicidewatch.org/category/victims/glen_m_bailey/">Glenn M. Bailey</a>, MPD announced this evening.</p> <p>Damien Pannell was arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder Wednesday morning, according to MPD's release.</p> <p>Bailey was killed Tuesday afternoon. Court records show Pannell has not yet been presented with the charge.</p> <p>Read MPD's release after the jump.<br /> <span id="more-3732"></span></p> <blockquote><p>Arrest Made in the Homicide on 7th &#038; Edgewood Streets, Northeast</p> <p>(Washington, DC)-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch have announced an arrest has been made in the homicide of Glenn M. Bailey.</p> <p>On Tuesday, May 17, 2011, at approximately 3:38 pm, units from the Fifth District were dispatched to the 600 block of Edgewood Street, NE for the report of an unconscious person. Upon their arrival, they located an adult male victim in the area of 7th and Edgewood Streets, NE who was unconscious, unresponsive, and suffering from apparent stab wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel transported the victim to a local hospital where he was subsequently pronounced dead.</p> <p>The decedent is identified as 46 year-old Glenn M. Bailey of Northeast, Washington, DC.</p> <p>On Wednesday, May 18, 2011, at approximately 11:00 am, 30-year-old Damien Pannell, of no fixed address, was arrested in the 600 block of Edgewood Street, NE by members of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Taskforce and charged him with Second Degree Murder.</p></blockquote> Laura AmicoWed, 18 May 2011 23:08:07 -0400http://homicidewatch.org/2011/05/18/damien-pannell-arrested-in-stabbing-death-of-glenn-bailey/Glenn M. BaileyDamien Pannell