Suspect in Isiah Agyekum killing scheduled for competency hearing

Judge Puig-Lugo questioned Marquete Murray’s competence, and scheduled a mental observation hearing for January. Murray, 23, is charged with first-degree murder while armed in the killing of Isiah Agyekum. On July 23, 2015, police found Agyekum, 25, suffering from apparent gunshot wounds on the 100 block of Darrington St., SW. Agyekum was transported to the […]

Video released of person of interest in double homicide

A video was released of a person of interest wanted in connection with a double homicide in July. Police are continuing to investigate the murders of two men on the 4800 block of Kansas Ave., NW. On July 30, police responded for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, they located Juan Carlos Osorio-Herrera and […]

Suspect arrested in Ernest Edwin Baylor, Jr. killing

Talib Clay has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder while armed for the alleged murder of Ernest Edwin Baylor, Jr. On Oct. 27 police found Baylor, 22, suffering from gunshot wounds on the 2200 block of Hunter Pl., SE. Baylor was transported to a nearby hospital, where all life-saving efforts failed. Clay, 28, was […]

Second suspect in Carl Hardy killing held without bail

Quincy Garvin, the second suspect charged with the alleged murder of Carl Hardy, will continue to be held without bail as the case against him continues. Garvin has been charged with first-degree murder while armed. At a hearing Tuesday, prosecutors called Detective Jeffrey Weber to testify about witnesses mentioned in the warrant for Garvin’s arrest. […]

Suspect in Jonathan Vilchez killing presented in court

Mario Alfaro, charged with the murder of Jonathan Vilchez, was ordered held without bail. On Nov. 8, police responded to the 5400 block of Georgia Ave., NW for the report of gunshots. Upon arrival, police located Vilchez, 22, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds inside of an establishment. Police later located Alfaro, 23, on the 800 […]

Suspect arrested in Yashika Green killing

Police arrested and charged Jordan Smith, 30, with second-degree murder while armed. On March 1, police arrived on the 200 block of Wayne Pl., SE for a reported shooting. Upon arrival, police located Yashika Green inside of a residence, suffering from a gunshot wound. Green, 42, was transported to a nearby hospital in critical condition. […]

Teen found fatally shot on Rittenhouse Street, NW

Police are investigating the death of Yoselis Regino Barrios. Barrios, 16, was found by police on Nov. 7 at 8:15 p.m. suffering from multiple gunshot wounds near the 1300 block of Rittenhouse St., NW. Police located Barrios, along with an adult male suffering from non-fatal gunshot wounds. Barrios was found dead after all life-saving efforts […]

Status hearing for suspect in 2010 Dawan Felder killing

A man convicted of a 2010 murder appeared in court regarding his appeal Wednesday. Darnell Leon Hawkins was convicted of first-degree murder while armed for the killing of Dawan Anthony Felder. Hawkins was sentenced to 40 years in prison, followed by five years of supervised release. On May 16, 2010, police responded to the 5000 block of […]

David Jones pleads not guilty to Carolyn Ellis killing

David Jones pleaded not guilty to second degree murder in the killing of Carolyn Ellis, while allegedly driving under the influence. Jones, 36, has been undergoing drug and alcohol treatment while the case against him continues. Jones has three prior felony convictions, and if convicted for the second-degree murder and reckless driving charges, he will […]

Suspect identified in killing of Mawuli Kocuvie

Police charged Samuel Davis, 59, with first-degree murder for the death of a Mawuli Kocuvie, 53. At 10:04 p.m. on Oct. 28, police arrived at the 1700 block of Benning Rd., NE, where they found Kocuvie’s body inside of a residence. An autopsy conducted on Oct. 29 determined the cause of death was asphyxiation. A hearing […]