Stories about Ali Mohammed

Insufficient evidence” for Murder in Ali Ahmed Mohammed’s Death

The investigation into the death of Ali Ahmed Mohammed outside the DC9 nightclub has been closed, after investigators determined that there is not enough evidence to pursue criminal charges for the man’s death. The U.S. Attorney’s Office announced that the case was closed today, saying the six month investigation conducted by homicide detectives and prosecutors … Read more →

U.S. Attorney Questioned on Ali Ahmed Mohammed

Ethiopian community leaders recently pressed U.S. Attorney Ron Machen on whether the District will file new charges against five DC9 employees in connection with Ali Ahmed Mohammed’s death, according to The Washington City Paper. “They didn’t say anything,” says one attendee of Machen and his staff. The community leader prefers to remain anonymous, because he … Read more →

DC9 Links Round-Up

Update 9:45 p.m. Added below are new and more recent links, with information current as of 9:45 p.m. Here’s a quick look at where the D.C. Medical Examiner’s ruling today that Ali Ahmed Mohammed was a victim of homicide has been covered (note, contents of these posts are described as of 4:15 p.m. Tuesday): TBD … Read more →

Ali Ahmed Mohammed's Death Outside DC9 Ruled a Homicide

Ali Ahmed Mohammed’s death has been ruled a homicide, his family said in a statement today. Mohammed died on Oct. 15 after being beaten outside the DC9 nightclub on U Street. That was confirmed by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, TBD reports. The cause of death is listed as, “Excited Delirium Associated With … Read more →

Thoughts on the DC9 Case

I’ve been asked a lot in the past few weeks about how Homicide Watch D.C. is covering the DC9 case. The answer, for now, is that we’re not. The controversy is over the death of 27-year old Ali Ahmed Mohammed, who, by some accounts, died after being beaten outside the DC9 nightclub. I say “by … Read more →