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Police arrest man for 3 homicides

The Metropolitan Police Department arrested Northeast D.C. resident James Mayfield, and charged him with the homicides of three people. Mayfield has been arrested and charged with the murders  of Elijah Henry, Jamahri Sydnor and Jermaine Bowens. According to the police, Mayfield, 18, allegedly killed Sydnor, 17, on Aug. 12, 2017, while shooting at another target; Bowens […]

Trial date set for 2017 homicide

Two men arrested in connection with the alleged murder of Omar Earl Rodgers have a trial date set for February 2019. Khalil Davis, 22, and Michael Jones, 21, were arrested in October 2017 and both charged with first-degree murder while armed. Davis had not previously been charged with an offense before this incident. Defense attorney […]

Second arrest made in connection with fatal shooting

Another man was arrested on Jan. 18 in connection with a shooting that resulted in the homicide of a 22-year-old. Robert Handsome Washington, a resident of Southeast D.C., was arrested and charged with first-degree murder while armed for allegedly killing Maleak Coffin. Derrick Hart was the first arrest made in connection with the homicide. He […]

Gregory Williams charged with murder

A man was arrested in connection with a homicide that police are describing as domestic in nature. Gregory Williams, 42, was arrested on Dec. 4 for allegedly killing Andrew Alphonso Cook III. Officers found Cook unconscious on the 1700 block of North Capitol Street, NE, with a stab wound to the chest on Sept. 23. […]

Defense to appeal 2012 sentencing

A murderer who appealing his 30 year sentence for killing a cyclist and stealing $60 in August 2010 will get a new hearing in early 2018. Eric Foreman was found guilty of fatally shooting Neil Godleski in the unit block of Sherman Circle. According to the arrest warrant, a witness said they heard Foreman say […]

Suspect in Antonio Lee Bryant murder awaits January trial

Sean Hurd, 19, had a status hearing Tuesday regarding his upcoming murder trial. The defense attorney discussed a potential Brady violation by the government for withholding evidence such as the identities of the crime scene officers who discovered bullet shell casings at the scene, and the identity of the 911 caller. The government responded by […]