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Missing woman found fatally stabbed

A woman was found fatally stabbed after being reported missing. Joni S. Rockingham, 53, was reported missing on Nov. 24 and was the subject of an active Youth and Family Services Division missing persons case. She was found on the 300 block of 34th Street, NE on Dec. 12. Officers responded to the location and […]

Ricky Williams fatally stabbed

Officers found a man fatally stabbed on Wednesday night. The Metropolitan Police Department arrived on the scene after reports of an unconscious person on the unit block of Forrester Street, SW. Officers found Ricky Williams, 41, with a stab wound and took him to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. No arrests have […]

Judge allows DNA testing for the Antonio Bassett case

In a felony status conference on Tuesday, Judge Lynn Leibovitz allowed the prosecution to have DNA testing done on blood found at the crime scene of Antonio Bassett’s murder. Bassett was shot to death in an apartment in the 3900 block of Pennsylvania Ave., SE in March. According to a detective, at least four people […]

Martell Hall ordered held without bail

A judge found probable cause exists to hold Martell Antonio Hall for allegedly fatally stabbing David Thomas Neal. Police say Hall fatally stabbed the 31-year-old outside of a 7-Eleven in the 3900 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., on Sept. 11. According to evidence gathered by the government, a “man in a blue suit,” allegedly […]

16-year-old pleads guilty to the murder of Malachi Yisrael

In a hearing on Friday, Lamont Mcdonald pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter for the fatal shooting of Malachi Yisrael. On July 5, Malachi Yisrael and one other man were found by police with apparent gunshot wounds in the 300 block of 50th St., NE. Both were transported to a nearby hospital, where Yisrael succumbed to his injuries shortly […]