George Edwards sentenced to 24 years for 2015 murder

A man was sentenced to 24 years in jail on Thursday for murder. George Edwards, 28, was found guilty of murder for fatally shooting Reginald Perry in November 2015. During the sentencing, Perry’s aunt read a letter addressed to Edwards, where she expressed the impact that Perry’s death had on the family. She spoke of […]

25-year-old woman fatally shot Wednesday night

The Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch is investigating the fatal shooting of a 25-year-old woman. Danjellicca Ball, of Hyattsville, MD, was shot on Wednesday, Nov. 15, and taken to a local hospital for treatment. She was pronounced dead after all life-saving efforts failed. No suspects have been identified yet.

Man dies almost two months after assault and robbery

A 55-year-old man died on Monday due to complications from injuries sustained during a robbery. Tsegaye Gebrehiwot, of Northwest, was assaulted and robbed on Sept. 24 on the 5100 block of 2nd Street, NW. He died on Nov. 13 due to traumatic brain injury from the assault, according to the medical examiner’s office. Police have not […]

Suspect in Isiah Agyekum killing scheduled for competency hearing

Judge Puig-Lugo questioned Marquete Murray’s competence, and scheduled a mental observation hearing for January. Murray, 23, is charged with first-degree murder while armed in the killing of Isiah Agyekum. On July 23, 2015, police found Agyekum, 25, suffering from apparent gunshot wounds on the 100 block of Darrington St., SW. Agyekum was transported to the […]

Man convicted of murder argues 14th amendment violation

A public defender was called to testify on Wednesday for a case she originally defended in 2008. Jamel Mackabee was convicted of first-degree murder while armed for the murder of Taleisha Ford on January 20, 2007. Charging documents described that on the night of the shooting, Mackabee pushed past security at the front of the […]

Video released of person of interest in double homicide

A video was released of a person of interest wanted in connection with a double homicide in July. Police are continuing to investigate the murders of two men on the 4800 block of Kansas Ave., NW. On July 30, police responded for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, they located Juan Carlos Osorio-Herrera and […]

Suspect arrested in Ernest Edwin Baylor, Jr. killing

Talib Clay has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder while armed for the alleged murder of Ernest Edwin Baylor, Jr. On Oct. 27 police found Baylor, 22, suffering from gunshot wounds on the 2200 block of Hunter Pl., SE. Baylor was transported to a nearby hospital, where all life-saving efforts failed. Clay, 28, was […]