The man charged with the murder Demond Marcel Rush may avoid a trial if he accepts a plea deal. Keith Archie, 36, appeared in court Thursday for a hearing, where another hearing date was set for Sept. 28 at 10 a.m. Archie, charged with second-degree murder while armed, was found covered in blood after having an […]
Jennifer Swift is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of D.C. Witness. Prior to moving to D.C., Jennifer worked for Connecticut Magazine as their state politics reporter, and covered multiple topics at the New Haven Register including city hall, education and police.
Charges against the woman extradited to DC after the death of her child was ruled a homicide were dropped this month. Deana Debrow-Conley, was charged with first-degree murder, but had not been indicted. A grand jury investigation into the allegations was pending while she was released to a halfway house. According to the U.S. Attorney’s […]
The man who raped and murdered an actress and yoga instructor last Christmas pleaded guilty to first-degree murder on Tuesday. As part of a plea agreement, Duane Johnson, entered a guilty plea in exchange for a 30-year sentence, pending the judge’s approval. According to the facts read in the courtroom, Tricia McCauley was driving on […]
A 19-year-old girl died in a shooting that left multiple other people injured on Saturday. Unique Davis was killed a little before 7 p.m. in the 1500 block of Tubman Rd., SE. When police arrived on the scene, Davis had already died from her injuries. Two other victims were taken to the hospital for treatment. […]
Police are circulating a video of two men wanted in connection with the murder of Jarvis Belle. The two men seen at a gas station in the 3400 block of 18th St. NE, are seen on the video appearing to shoot at someone seen off camera. Police also show a black car in the video […]
Balmore Fuentes was killed on Aug. 23, 2017.
A man who fled to Florida after shooting another man pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter. Seth Holmes, 25, will now face a sentence of 10 to 14 years. Holmes admitted to shooting Damonta Thompson this May. Holmes followed Thompson in his car on the 100 block of Irvington St., SW, and shot at him four […]