Police charge David Blakeney’s son with his murder

On Tuesday, police arrested and charged 26-year-old David Blakeney Jr. with his father’s murder. According to police, last week officers responded to 1226 Stevens Rd., SE for reports of an unconscious person. On the scene, officers found David Blakeney lying unresponsive and unconscious with multiple stab wounds in a bathtub. Blakeney was pronounced dead on the […]

Prosecution offers Christian Romero plea bargain for April 2016 murder

Christian Romero, the man accused of fatally stabbing 38-year-old Dimas Fuentes-Lazo, was presented in court Wednesday for a status hearing. The prosecution started off the proceeding by informing the judge he turned over all evidence in the case to the defense. He also formally offered Romero, 23, a plea bargain. Under the parameters of the plea […]

Police announce arrest in Steven Stewart murder

Friday, more than a month after 33-year-old Steven Stewart was fatally shot, police announced Antonio Kingwood was arrested in connection with Stewarts’ murder. According to police, on March 17 officers responded to 2200 block of Minnesota Ave., SE for reports of a shooting. On the scene, officers found Stewart suffering from a gunshot wound. Kingwood, […]

Judge rules in favor of prosecution motion in Otis Byrd murder case

Brandon Byrd, the 20-year-old man charged with his father’s murder, was presented in court Monday for a status hearing. The prosecution filed a motion relating to evidence in his case. As part of his motion, the prosecution mentioned previous records. Defense attorney Emily Barth, rebutted the motion and said that the prosecution did not meet […]

Police announce arrest in David Norwood murder

Monday, a day after police say he stabbed a 79-year-old man to death, police arrested 21-year-old Malcolm Amir Cunningham. David Norwood was found on Capitol Hill Sunday afternoon. Police arrived to the scene, 600 block of C St. NE, and found Norwood unresponsive, unconscious and suffering from apparent stab wounds. He was pronounced dead on […]