Judge orders murder suspect’s medical records released

Judge Jose Lopez signed a subpoena for 30-year-old Keith Loving’s medical records to be released from St. Elizabeth hospital. On May 3, 2016, the defendant allegedly hijacked a city bus and struck 43-year-old Anthony Payne who died from injuries sustained during the collision. The hospital has until June 30 to release his medical records and then Loving’s attorney […]

Suspect arrested for murder of Dominic Brooks

The man charged with the fatal stabbing of Dominic Brooks was ordered held without bail. William Edward Smith, 32, was charged with second-degree murder while armed on June 15. At the arraignment, his attorney requested he be released. The attorney argued that this client was trying to defend himself from the victim, who according to […]

Judge expects more progress in Loving’s mental observation hearing

Judge Jose Lopez told lawyers they need to make more progress in obtaining Keith Loving’s medical records. In a mental observation hearing for Loving, the prosecution dropped the case against him involving a BB gun. He is still being held on a charge of second-degree murder for allegedly striking a man after hijacking a city bus last May. […]

Parents of starved seven-week-old infant offered plea deal

The parents charged with the murder of their seven-week-old infant were offered a plea deal in court Friday. Trishelle Jabore, 26, and Jay Crowder, 33, allegedly abused, starved and mistreated their daughter, Trinity Jabore. Trinity Jabore was found unconscious by police and then transported to the hospital were she was pronounced dead on Dec. 25, 2016. […]

Indictment against Andre Becton still pending

The man charged with the murder of Darnell Peoples is being held without bail as his case continues. The prosecution said this week that they plan to have an indictment by the nine-month deadline in the case against Andre Becton.   The next felony status hearing is July 20.

Perez Green’s Sentencing rescheduled

The man who pleaded guilty to manslaughter on May 5, and was scheduled to be sentenced on June 15 had his sentencing rescheduled. Judge Jose Lopez said there were some setbacks and he had not been able to prepare for the case. According to charging documents, Green admitted to beating James Harling because the victim teased him about […]

Deana Debrow-Conley denied release from halfway house

The woman charged with the death of her infant son was denied release from a halfway house. The attorney for Deana Debrow-Conley, 26, asked for her to be released so she could live in Philadelphia with her brother. Debrow-Conley was originally arrested and extradited from Philadelphia. Debrow-Conley’s lawyer said she has been doing well at […]

Dominic Brooks fatally stabbed on Friday

Police are investigating the fatal stabbing of Dominic Brooks, 29. Brooks was discovered around 1:27 a.m. June 9, on the 800 block of Chesapeake St., SE. The police, responding to a report of a stabbing, found an unresponsive and unconscious man suffering from a stab wound. DC fire and EMS transported Brooks to a local hospital […]

Daron Wint’s IPA hearing moved to October

Daron Wint, 34, charged with the alleged murder of four people, had his Innocence Protection Act hearing moved to Oct. 27, after both sides agreed they weren’t ready to have the hearing Friday, as originally planned. Wint’s DNA was discovered at the crime scene where Savvas and Amy Savopoulos along with their son and housekeeper were killed on […]

Death of Awlachew Ayele ruled a homicide

The Medical Examiner ruled on Wednesday that the cause of death for a 66-year-old man found after a fire was extinguished is homicide. Awlachew Ayele was found by emergency workers responding to a report of a fire in the 1100 block of Queen St., NE. on Jan. 26. An autopsy revealed Ayele died from smoke and […]