Week Ahead

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.

On Monday, Robert Carter will appear before Judge Thomas Motley for a mental observation hearing. Carter is suspected of murdering his 13-year-old daughter Angel Morse in 2010. Carter’s trial is scheduled to begin Nov. 5.

Alex Jerome Cater will appear on Thursday before Judge Motley for a felony status conference. Prosecutors say Cater, 31, killed 56-year-old Leroy Studevant early in the morning on Dec. 31, 2011 in Marvin Gaye Park, but Cater has not yet been indicted for the crime. Officers arrested him May 18.

Also in Judge Motley’s courtroom Thursday, Terry Terrell Johnson will appear for a trial readiness hearing. Johnson is suspected of killing Andre Wiggins Oct. 26, 2011 after what prosecutors describe as a feud between the two men. Johnson’s trial is scheduled to begin in February.

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. 

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