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Anthony Wade sentenced to 20 years for killing Aubrey Dansbury

Anthony Wade was sentenced to 20 years in prison for the murder of Aubrey Dansbury, and his uncle was sentenced for helping. Wade pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for shooting Dansbury. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Dansbury and Wade were arguing inside an apartment when the fight turned physical, and Wade called his uncle. […]

Sean Smith pleads not guilty to murder of Matthew Walker

Sean Smith pleaded not guilty to the murder of Matthew Walker last August among other charges in D.C. Superior Court this week. Smith, indicted for murder while armed, possession of a firearm during a crime of violence, unlawful possession of a firearm due to a prior conviction and carrying a pistol without a license. The […]

Marcus Manor’s murder trial rescheduled for next January

Kevin Chase’s trial which was originally scheduled to begin next month has again been pushed back after a co-defendant was indicted. Kevin Chase and Demetrius Brandon have been charged with the murder of Marcus Manor, who was fatally assaulted in October 2015. Chase was indicted on five charges, including murder while armed, possession of a […]

Kenneth Stewart rejects plea deal, murder case heads to trial

The man charged with the murder of Eric Jackson rejected a plea deal this week, and the case will now head to a trial. Kenneth Stewart will head to trial next March for the alleged killing of Jackson in March of 2015.  According to charging documents, Jackson was found suffering from multiple gunshot wounds and […]

Man found fatally shot on Benning Road sidewalk

A 36-year-old man was killed in the early morning on Friday. Police are investigating the fatal shooting of Michael Dupree Price. Price was found unconscious on the sidewalk in the area the 4600 block of Benning Rd., SE a little before 5 a.m. Price appeared to have been shot multiple times. Price was pronounced dead […]