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Damonta Thompson

Month In Review: October

There were 12 homicides in October 2017 and nine cases were resolved. Here is our monthly wrap-up of cases covered in October. Homicides Of the 12 homicides, ten of them were shootings, one was a stabbing, and one was a murder by asphyxiation. Five arrests have been made in the October murders, and two arrests […]

Man pleads guilty to killing Damonta Thompson

A man who fled to Florida after shooting another man pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter. Seth Holmes, 25, will now face a sentence of 10 to 14 years. Holmes admitted to shooting Damonta Thompson this May. Holmes followed Thompson in his car on the 100 block of Irvington St., SW, and shot at him four […]

Detention hearing set for Seth Holmes

A detention hearing was set for Seth Holmes Thursday morning, who is currently being held without bail. Holmes was charged with second-degree murder while armed when Damonta Thompson was found dead in the 100 block of Irvington St. SW, on May 9. Judge Lynn Leibovitz encouraged both the defense and the prosecution to move around […]

Seth Holmes ordered held on murder charge

Seth Sinquan Holmes was ordered held without bail, despite allegations of contradicting witnesses in his arraignment hearing. Holmes was charged with second-degree murder while armed for allegedly killing 25-year-old Damonta Thompson in the 100 block of Irvington Street, SW, on May 9. The defense motioned to have Holmes released to a halfway house, but their motion was […]

Seth Holmes arrested for allegedly shooting Damonta Thompson

Seth Sinquan Holmes was arrested Tuesday and charged with the murder of Damonta Thompson. Police announced Thompson’s death was the result of a gunshot wound. Thompson was found around 2:00 p.m. in early May, on the 100 block of Irvington St, SW. More than a month later, Holmes was charged with second-degree murder while armed.

Police searching for Seth Holmes

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a suspect wanted for the alleged murder of Damonta Thompson earlier this month. Police are circulating photos of Seth Holmes, who was wanted on a warrant for second-degree murder while armed. Police warn Holmes may be armed and dangerous. Holmes was described by police as a […]

25-year-old man killed Tuesday afternoon

Police have confirmed a shooting yesterday in Southwest has resulted in the death of a 25-year-old man. Police responded to a shooting in the 100 block of Irvington St., SW Tuesday afternoon. There they found Damonta Thompson suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Thompson was taken to the hospital where he died from his injuries. […]