Week in Review


In brief:

Lamar Marquel Walker, a 21-year-old Southeast DC man, was killed in a shooting on Call Place SE early Tuesday morning.

Lewis Dixon was shot and killed in the 1300 block of Saratoga Avenue, NE at about 5 p.m. Wednesday night.

Alfonza Flythe, 35, was fatally stabbed Friday morning on New York Avenue NE; 25-year-old Reginald Edward Green, 25, was arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder while armed in connection with the case.

Brandon Terry was arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder while armed in connection with the shooting death Jhonte Coleman, which took place following an event at Heritage India in Dupont Circle.

Documents charging Gary Montgomery with fatally stabbing JaParker Deoni Jones leave open the possibility that Jones could have been the subject of a robbery attempt and outline the way people in the community helped MPD close the case.

A 20-year-old homicide case has been closed after two witnesses to the shooting death of Chet Hunter Matthews agreed to share details of the killing with police.

Terrance McNeal pleaded innocent to a charge of first-degree murder while armed in the stabbing death of Charles Hicks.

Marvin Palencia pleaded innocent to fatally shooting Jacobo Vazquez, his former co-worker who had been romantically involved with Palencia‚Äôs wife.

Lawrence Davis was sentenced to 45 years in prison for the stabbing death of his wife, Elizabeth Singleton almost 13 years ago.

Tarkeyshia Brown waived her right to a preliminary hearing in order to gain more time to consider a plea offer made by the government. She is suspected of first-degree murder while armed in the October 2011 stabbing death of Jawan Parker.

Judge Thomas Motley imposed the maximum penalties possible under sentencing guidelines on Kevin Clark and Donald Crosland, both of whom pleaded guilty to killing teen Ricardo Minger in a Southeast DC apartment in January 2011.

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