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Chad Hawthorne

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 […]

Judge finds probable cause to hold suspect in death of Antonio Bassett

Judge Lynn Leibovitz has found probable cause that Chad Hawthorne, arrested last month for the murder of Antonio Bassett, committed second-degree murder while armed. Leibovitz also declared Hawthorne a danger to society, and ordered him imprisoned without bail. At a preliminary hearing, Hawthorne’s attorney called upon the detective in charge of the case to testify in front […]

New details emerge about Antonio Bassett’s murder

Days after Chad Hawthorne walked into a police station to discuss the death of Antonio Bassett, he was arrested and charged with Bassett’s murder. Bassett was killed inside an apartment at 3970 Pennsylvania Ave., SE. According to charging documents, Bassett and Hawthorne frequently stayed over in the same apartment where Bassett was killed. On the […]

Chad Hawthorne charged with murder of Antonio Bassett

Chad Everett Hawthorne was arrested by the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force and charged with murder. The 36-year-old is being charged with the murder of Antonio Bassett, who was fatally shot May 22. Bassett was found inside a residence on the 3900 block of Pennsylvania Ave., SE. Emergency workers determined that he had died […]