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Matthew Shevlin

Second man sentenced in Matthew Shevlin murder

A second man charged for his role in a robbery that led to the shooting death of Matthew Shevlin last year has pled guilty to second-degree murder as part of a plea deal. Eugene Sherman, 53, was one of three men charged after Shevlin was shot in a botched marijuana robbery at Shevlin’s apartment. Sherman will […]

One of three men charged with Matthew Shevlin’s murder sentenced

One of the three men charged with the murder of Matthew Shevlin in a botched drug robbery was sentenced to 24 years in prison. Joseph Jennings., Jr. killed Shevlin after he and two other men tried to break into Shevlin’s apartment to steal drugs. Jennings was arrested and charged with first-degree murder, but accepted a […]

Murder case against David Harvey sealed

Superior Court Judge Michael Ryan allowed the murder case against Davalier Nehemiah Harvey, 18, charged with the alleged murder of 37-year-old Matthew Shevlin sealed. Harvey was in court for a felony status conference when Ryan asked both parties to speak with him privately. The conversation lasted for 20 minutes and then, without any further statements […]

Murder suspect pleads for co-defendant, ‘grandson’ to be released

Police arrested a second man for the murder of Matthew Shevlin, who, according to court documents admitted to the murder and pleaded with police to release the first suspect who he raised as his own grandson. Eugene Sherman was arrested on April 24 in connection to the murder of Shevlin, 37. The first suspect, 18-year old David Davalier […]

Second person arrested for murder of Matthew Shevlin

Police have made a second arrest for Matthew Shevlin’s murder in January. On Saturday, police arrested 53-year old Eugene Ledex Sherman of Southeast, and charged him with first-degree murder. Matthew Shevlin, 37, was found on Jan. 22 at approximately 9:52 a.m. in the 400 block of M Street, NW. When police arrived they found Shevlin suffering from a gunshot […]

Matthew Shevlin’s alleged killer found with handgun, mason jar of marijuana

Matthew Shevlin, 37, died from two gunshot wounds including one to his head, according to the warrant for his alleged killer. While police arrested David Davalier Nehemiah Harvey, 18, for Shevlin’s murder, they are still searching for an additional suspect, who was seen on security cameras entering Shevlin’s apartment. According to the warrant, police responded […]