Man charged in domestic homicide

A man arrested for allegedly murdering a woman has been charged with homicide, in what police are describing as a domestic incident.

Kevin Lamont Smith was arrested on Dec. 2 for allegedly fatally shooting Valerie Regina Coleman in a house on the 1700 Block of 16th Street. Officers found Coleman with multiple gunshot wounds inside the house, where she was pronounced dead.

According to the Metropolitan Police Department Public Information Office, the murder was domestic in nature. Smith is being held without bail and is due back in court on Dec. 19 for a preliminary hearing.

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