Deandria Monique Conyers | Homicide Watch DC news about Deandria Monique Conyersen-usTue, 09 Dec 2014 22:04:21 -0500Prosecutor: "Raheem Jones planned to Murder Deandria Conyers"<p>A judge found probable cause Wednesday in the case against <a href="">Raheem Jones</a>, who is accused of fatally shooting <a href="">Deandria Conyers</a> on September 14.</p> <p>Jones told Conyers he was coming to the apartment to bring her money he owed her, according to Assistant U.S. Attorney Emily Miller, but his real plan was to kill her.</p> <p>Miller argued that Conyers was killed in her apartment and evidence showed that she let the killer in. "She was expecting someone," Miller said. "Cell phone evidence shows the only person she was expecting was Jones."<br /> <span id="more-26329"></span></p> <p>Police <a href="">found</a> Conyers with a single gunshot wound to the head in the 2000 block of Ridgecrest Court Southeast. Jones is the father of Conyers' four-month-old child, <a href="">charging documents</a> say.</p> <p>Detective James B. Tyler III testified that police recovered texts of threats and sex videos sent to Jones and his fiancee over Facebook from Conyers' cell phone. Conyers sent two videos to Jones' fiancee alleging it was of Jones and Conyers engaging in sexual intercourse, according to Tyler. </p> <p>In a series of texts, Conyers threatened to send pictures of prescription pills to Jones and Jones' fiancee proving that she was HIV/AIDS positive and that she would tell everyone that he was a "dead beat" father if he didn't pay child support, Tyler testified.</p> <p>"I'm not dropping you, until I get my money," Tyler recounted one of Conyers' texts. </p> <p>After Conyers death, when police interviewed Jones, he gave "inconsistent" and "evasive" information to police and didn't seem bothered by Conyers death, Tyler said.</p> <p>Defense attorney Craig Hickein argued that there was "zero" evidence that Jones was involved in Coyners' murder. "No witnesses or cell phone data put Jones in the area that day," he said. Jones did initially begin to go to Conyers' home, Hickein said, but he then changed his mind.</p> <p>Miller said cell phone towers place Jones north of Coyners' residence at the exact time of her death. At the time, Jones sent Conyers two final messages stating he was finished with her and he wasn't coming to see her, Miller said.</p> <p>Jones is scheduled for a felony status conference on March 10, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. before Judge Jennifer Anderson.</p> Imari WilliamsTue, 09 Dec 2014 22:04:21 -0500 Monique ConyersRaheem JonesRaheem Jones Held in the Shooting Death of Deandria Conyers<p>Judge Karen Howze ordered 33-year-old <a href="">Raheem Jones</a> held Thursday on suspicion of second-degree murder in connection to the Sept. 14 shooting death of <a href="">Deandria Conyers</a>.</p> <p>Conyers was found shot at approximately 8:48 p.m. in a residence in the 2000 block of Ridgecrest Court Southeast. Arrest documents say that Jones is the father of Conyers' 4-month-old child. </p> <p>Jones told detectives that he had past domestic issues with Conyers, including a conversation that day about child support, charging documents say. Jones also said he told Conyers that he was going to her house that day, though he said he didn't actually go because he thought Conyers "was setting him up."</p> <p><span id="more-25086"></span></p> <p>In a second interview, Jones provided grocery receipts, facebook photos, and allowed detectives to look through his phone to prove that he did not shoot Conyers.</p> <p>Jones' phone showed that at approximately 9:00 a.m. that day, Conyers started sending messages to Jones "expressing her love for him" and telling him "she was going to ruin his relationship" with his partner, documents say.</p> <p>By approximately 4:30 p.m., the messages suggested that Jones planned to visit Conyers, documents say, as evidenced by questions about bus routes and a message from Jones that read: "Come to the door please."</p> <p>Jones explained in an interview that he was "just playing" with Conyers and that he never left his house, documents say. </p> <p>Cell phone records show that at 4:47 p.m., Jones called Conyers and received cell tower service from a location that was south of Conyer's apartment, documents say. Then at 4:55 p.m., Jones made another phone call which received service from the same tower. </p> <p>Charging documents allege that it "would not be possible" for Jones's phone to register that location if he never left his house.</p> <p>In an initial interview, a witness told police that it was with Jones during that the entire day. But two days later, the witness said that at approximately 3:35 p.m., the witness left Jones in their apartment to do "several loads" of laundry in the basement. </p> <p>The witness said that it folded clothes for 20-30 minutes after the dryer finished and remained in the basement the entire time. After that, the witness went directly into the rear courtyard of the building for 20-30 minutes. </p> <p>In a follow-up interview, the witness told police the laundry took "approximately 45 additional minutes". </p> <p>At 5:22 p.m. that day, documents say that Jones messaged Conyers, "Nvm I going home see you in court love you and my daughter forever in a day." </p> <p>Twenty-six minutes later, he added, "Awe you probably was waiting for me. I'm not f**king with you. I know that you trying to set me up. Not today babe. My mom ain't raised no foil. Ur still Mrs Jones in my book. Love you sweetheart."</p> <p>Charging documents allege "the two final messages (at 5:22 p.m. and 5:48 p.m.) from Mr. Jones to the decedent clearly indicate he was trying to hide the fact that he ever went to the decedent's apartment."</p> <p>Jones is scheduled for a preliminary hearing on Oct. 28 at 9:30 before Judge Jennifer Anderson.</p> <p><em>Charging documents are below.</em></p> <script src=''></script> <script> DV.load('', { width: 500, height: 600, sidebar: false, text: true, pdf: true, container: '#DV-viewer-1305336-jones-raheem-charging-documents' }); </script> Megan ArellanoThu, 25 Sep 2014 16:35:43 -0400 Monique ConyersRaheem JonesRaheem Jones Arrested in Shooting Death of Deandria Conyers<p>A 33-year-old Northeast D.C. man has been arrested in connection with the September shooting death of 27-year-old <a href="">Deandria Conyers</a>.</p> <p>The man, identified by police as <a href="">Raheem Jones</a>, is suspected of second-degree murder while armed.</p> <p>Conyers was <a href="">found shot</a> in a residence in the 2000 block of Ridgecrest Court Southeast on September 14.</p> <p>A press release from MPD is after the jump.<br /> <span id="more-25054"></span></p> <blockquote><p><strong>Arrest Made in Homicide: 2000 Block of Ridgecrest Court, Southeast</strong></p> <p>(Washington, DC)-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch have announced an arrest has been made in the shooting death of 27-year-old Deandria Conyers of Southeast, DC, who was found on Sunday, September 14, 2014, at approximately 8:48 pm, suffering from a gunshot wound in the 2000 block of Ridgecrest Court, Southeast.</p> <p>On Wednesday, September 24, 2014, at approximately 3:30 pm, members of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested 33-year-old Raheem Jones of Northeast, DC, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant charging him with Murder Two while Armed in the shooting death of Deandria Conyers.</p></blockquote> Megan ArellanoThu, 25 Sep 2014 07:48:08 -0400 Monique ConyersRaheem JonesDeandria Monique Conyers, 27, Killed in SE D.C. Shooting<p><iframe src="" width="100%" height="350" frameborder=0></iframe></p> <p>A 27-year-old woman was found shot Sunday when police responded to a residence in the 2000 block of Ridgecrest Court Southeast.</p> <p>The woman, identified by police as <a href="">Deandria Monique Conyers</a>, was found at 8:48 p.m. suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. She was later pronounced dead.</p> <p>A press release from MPD is after the jump.<br /> <span id="more-24880"></span></p> <blockquote><p><strong>Homicide in the 2000 block of Ridgecrest Court, SE</strong></p> <p>Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide which occurred in the 2000 block of Ridgecrest Court, Southeast. On Sunday, September 14, 2014 at approximately 8:48 pm police officers of the Seventh District responded to a residence, where 27 year-old Deandria Monique Conyers of Southeast, Washington, DC was located suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. She was later pronounced dead.</p> <p>The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone that provides information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons wanted for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at (202) 727-9099. Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.</p></blockquote> Megan ArellanoTue, 16 Sep 2014 09:03:34 -0400 Monique Conyers