Police identify suspect for murder of Darnell Lee Richardson

Leon Stewart
Leon Stewart

Police are asking for the public’s help in searching for Leon Stewart, 24, a suspect wanted for allegedly shooting 29-year old Darnell Lee Richardson last month.

When found, police plan to charge Stewart with first-degree murder while armed for the death of Richardson in the 3400 block of Benning Road, NE on March 16.

Stewart is described by the police as a black male, weighing 190 pounds, and 5 feet 7 inches tall.

Anyone with information about Stewart’s whereabouts can call the Metropolitan Police Department at (202) 727-9099.






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