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Desmond Joseph

Month in Review: June

The month of June tallied eight homicides and four cases were put to rest as suspects were either found guilty or pleaded guilty. June of 2016 saw a total of nine homicides, one more than June of 2017. From the beginning of 2017 to the end of June this year there have been fifty-seven homicides compared to […]

Paul Hagan pleads guilty to murder

Paul Hagans has pleaded guilty to the murder of Desmond Joseph. In early March, Hagans was charged with aggravated assault when an unconscious and unresponsive Desmond Joseph was found on the 200 block of Rhode Island Ave. NE. However, when Joseph was pronounced dead from his injuries the charge was upgraded to murder. According to […]

Suspect arrested for fatal assault of 41-year-old man

Police have charged a 36-year-old man for allegedly fatally assaulting a man in an argument. In a press release, police say Metro Transit Police found Desmond Joseph unresponsive and suffering from a head injury in the 200 block of Rhode Island Ave., NE. According to the Washington Post, Joseph and another man were involved in an argument […]