Almost a year after 23-year-old Nuru Frenche’s death, police arrested a second person they say played a role in Frenche’s murder. Nathaniel Taylor, 23, was arrested and charged Thursday with first-degree murder while armed, though the court has indicted him on eight additional charges. Frenche was fatally shot in late April 2016 on 4900 block of Just […]
Suspect Dujuan Garris’ attorneys are concerned that he won’t receive a fair trial for the murder of James Anderson. Garris’ trial scheduled to begin March 6. In court on Thursday, the defense team argued they don’t have any living witnesses to testify in court. The defense also argued that the metro police department did not thoroughly […]
Lakisha Young was sentenced for the fatal stabbing of Alan Smith.
Perez Green was charged with the murder of James Harling.
Perez Green admitted to fatally beating a 49-year-old man over the head with a metal chair because the victim teased him about a haircut, charging documents say. According to charging documents, Green, 37, said, “he couldn’t continue to be picked on,” and told police “he knew his actions were wrong and would accept the consequences in court.” […]
The man allegedly responsible for the death of 49-year-old James Harling appeared briefly in court Thursday to set a future court date. Perez Green, 37, currently faces second-degree murder while armed charged for his alleged role in Harling’s death. Around 8 a.m. on October 26, 2016 police found Harling unconscious and suffering from head trauma […]
During a motions hearing Wednesday, a lead detective who investigated the shooting death of a 16-year-old in 2015 spoke of how he identified the suspect as the alleged shooter. Derryck Decuir is set to go to trial late next week, for allegedly shooting and killing Malik Mercer. Among other charges, Decuir was indicted on 10 […]
Herman Cook was charged with the murder of Donald Johnson.
The man charged with the murder of 45-year-old Donald Stephen Johnson Jr. was allegedly caught on tape committing the act, according to charging documents. Johnson was fatally shot August 8, 2016 around 7 p.m. in the rear parking lot of Emery Recreation Center, 5701 Georgia Ave., NW. Police responded to reports of gunfire and found Johnson […]
A prosecutor on Wednesday argued for a judge to order Herman Lee Cook Jr. held without bail for the alleged murder of Donald Stephen Johnson Jr. Cook Jr. was arrested Tuesday and was charged with second-degree murder while armed for allegedly killing Johnson last August. On Wednesday a judge agreed to the government’s request to […]