Gary Montgomery Held in JaParker Deoni Jones Slaying

Gary Montgomery was ordered held this morning pending a preliminary hearing on a charge that he fatally stabbed transgender woman JaParker Deoni Jones in the face at a Northeast DC bus stop last week.

A preliminary hearing date was set for Feb. 23 with Judge Robert Morin.

Montgomery, a 55-year-old Northeast D.C. man was arrested Friday afternoon on suspicion of second-degree murder.

At a press conference Friday afternoon, MPD Chief Cathy Lanier credited the community with helping to apprehend a suspect in the case.

Arrest Made in Fatal Stabbing of Transgender Woman JaParker Jones:

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