Each Friday, Homicide Watch brings you a list of upcoming hearings in the cases we follow. All hearings are scheduled for 9:30 a.m. unless otherwise noted. To add an item to the listing, email homicidewatchdc [at] gmail.com. To see scheduled court hearings beyond next week, see our calendar.
Kevin Clark and Donald Crosland are expected for a status hearing with Judge Thomas Motley. They are suspected in the fatal shooting of Ricardo Minger in Southeast D.C. on Jan. 7, 2011. A trial date has been set in the case for Oct. 17.
Charles Coates is expected for a status hearing with Judge Gerald Fisher in a felony murder while armed case. Coates is suspected in the shooting death of his cousin, Eddie Leonard Jr. in February 2011. The case has not yet been indicted.
Jerome Bailey is expected for a status hearing with Judge Lynn Leibovitz in a first-degree murder case. Bailey pleaded innocent to the charge at his arraignment last month, but was granted additional time to consider a plea offer from the government. Bailey is suspected in the death of Rico Matthews, who was shot to death Nov. 5, 2011.
Please remember that court dates can change, even at the last minute. To view the docket of a case please go to the D.C. Courts website and search by the defendant’s name.