Keir Johnson, Lester Williams Reject Plea Offer in Jamal Coates Murder

Keir Johnson and Lester Williams turned down a government plea offer Thursday to second-degree murder while armed in connection with the shooting death of 21-year-old Jamal Coates. The two men are charged with conspiracy, first-degree murder, assault with intent to kill, and several weapons charges in connection with Coates’ death, who was shot and killed … Read more →

New Court Dates for Ramona Gray and Brandon Miller

Two murder cases were postponed last week. Ramona Gray, whose felony status conference for a first degree murder case on Jan. 14 was postponed, is now scheduled to appear Friday in courtroom 320 (Judge Gerald Fisher) for a felony status conference. The case is pending grand jury indictment. The victim, Shemese Grant, was stabbed to … Read more →

Damon Sams Pleads “Not Guilty” in Death of Ashley McRae

A Southeast D.C. man accused of killing Columbia Heights 21-year-old Ashley McRae has been indicted by a grand jury on second degree murder charges. McRae was found in the backseat of a car in Southeast D.C. with a gunshot wound to her head early in the morning of Sept. 18. According to press reports and … Read more →

Brandon Miller

  • Arrested: Sept. 28, 2010
  • Age: 21
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Suspected in the Sept. 28, 2010 death of Jamal R. Coates.