A DC Medical Examiner ruled today that Yolanda Stone‘s death was a homicide, less than 24 hours after the woman’s death.
Stone, 30, died late Sunday night, her family said Monday. Stone was seriously wounded in a domestic shooting on Feb. 15.
A press release from MPD is below.
May 21, 2012
Suspect Sought in the Homicide of Yolanda Stone
(Washington, DC) The Metropolitan Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in attempting to locate a suspect wanted in connection with the homicide that occurred in the 3300 block of Alden Place, NE.
On Wednesday, February 15, 2012, at approximately 7:22 pm, officers from the Sixth District responded to the 3300 block of Alden Place, NE, for a report of a shooting. Upon their arrival, they located a female victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Personnel from the DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to an area hospital for treatment.
On Sunday, May 20, 2012, 30 year-old Yolanda Stone, who had been hospitalized since the shooting, succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead. On Monday, May 21, 2012 the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner ruled the death a homicide.
The suspect in this case is identified as Reynard Cook (AKA “Reyvon Stone,” “Don Fitzgerald Hancock,” and “Demarko Brown”). He is described as a 28-year-old black male, 6’3” tall, 165 pounds, with black hair, and brown eyes. He has a scar on his left hand and a tattoo on his left arm.
Anyone who has knowledge of this case, knows the suspect’s location or sees him should take no action, but should immediately call police at 202-727-9099. Additionally information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411. The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia.