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Demond Marcel Rush

Murder suspect rejects plea deal

A murder suspect rejected a plea deal last week, which would have required him to plead guilty to second-degree murder while armed. Keith Archie, 36, is being held on charges that he arrested Demond Marcel Rush. The hearing continued, where Judge Judith Bartnoff attempted to determine probable cause that Archie was responsible for the murder of […]

Man charged with murder may avoid trial if deal is reached

The man charged with the murder Demond Marcel Rush may avoid a trial if he accepts a plea deal. Keith Archie, 36, appeared in court Thursday for a hearing, where another hearing date was set for Sept. 28 at 10 a.m. Archie, charged with second-degree murder while armed, was found covered in blood after having an […]

Keith Archie ordered held without bail

The man charged with stabbing a 32-year-old was ordered held without bail.. Keith Archie allegedly fatally stabbed 32-year-old Demond Marcel Rush, on July 29, in the 3600 block of 22nd St., SE. He is being charged with second-degree murder while armed. His attorney requested that he be released on his promise that he would return for his next court […]

Police Chief Newsham announces arrests in two murder cases

Police Chief Newsham announced the arrest of two suspects, wanted in connection with two separate murders. At a press conference, Newsham spoke about the importance of bringing closure to the families that have lost loved ones, and holding those accountable who committed these crimes. Newsham announced the arrest of 36-year-old Keith Archie who allegedly fatally stabbed […]

Demond Marcel Rush fatally stabbed

Police are investigating the fatal stabbing of 32-year-old Demond Marcel Rush. Rush was discovered by police around 1:15 a.m., on July 29, in the 3600 block of 22nd Street, SE. He was found suffering from multiple stab wounds. DC fire and EMS responded to the victim and then transported him to the hospital for treatment […]