Leonte Butler was found fatally stabbed on a South Capitol street after teasing over his speech impairment escalated into his murder, according to charging documents. According to witness testimony included in those documents, on the night of March 11, 30-year-old Leonard Smith and Butler were “playfully” pushing each other and wrestling near the intersection of […]
Police have ruled an incident dating back to 2014 a 2017 homicide. According to a police report, Edward Moore who was hospitalized since May 2014 was found in his hospital room unconscious and unresponsive in November 2016. Moore was pronounced dead by hospital staff and later brought to the medical examiner’s office pending an autopsy. […]
Almost two years after his death, Bobby Ellis’ murder case came to a close Friday when a judge sentenced Lamar Young to 15 years in prison. According to court documents, in August 2015 Young and Ellis were playing basketball behind Ronald H. Brown Middle School, at 4800 Meade St. NE. The duo were playing on […]
Jose Angel Rodriguez-Cruz was charged with the murder of Pamela Butler.
Leonard Smith was charged with the murder of Leonte Butler.
Duane Johnson was charged with the murder of Tricia McCauley.
The man who arranged a robbery that led to the murder of 37-year-old Matthew Shevlin was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Friday. As part of a plea agreement, Eugene Sherman pleaded guilty to second-degree murder. Sherman conspired with Joseph Jennings Jr., 36, and 18-year-old David Harvey to break into a condominium on 400 block of M St., NW to […]
Police are investigating the death of 79-year-old David Norwood, who was found stabbed to death on Capitol Hill, Sunday afternoon. According to police, officers arrived to the 600 block of C St. NE, around 1:40 p.m. Sunday and found Norwood with multiple stab wounds. Norwood was pronounced dead on the scene and later brought to the […]
Paul Swann and Traveous Brown were charged with the murder of Adam Barker.
Clifton Johnson was charged with the murder of Dwayne Grandson.