Chamontae Walker and Corey Yates Sentenced in Murder of Darrel Hendy

Neither Chamontae Walker nor Corey Yates pulled the trigger of the gun that killed Darrel Hendy on Sept. 10, 2010, but Judge Thomas Motley sentenced both men to decades in prison on Friday for their involvement before, during and after the Southeast D.C. murder. Walker was sentenced to 40 years in prison for first-degree murder … Read more →

Judge Denies New Trial for Corey Yates in Death of Darrel Hendy

A motion for a new trial in the case against Corey Yates was denied Monday after Judge Thomas Motley concluded that information prosecutors gave Yates’ defense attorneys after the trial ended wasn’t significant enough to change the outcome of the case. Yates was convicted in August of second-degree murder in the death of Darrel Hendy. … Read more →

Guilty Verdicts in Death of Darrel Hendy

A jury convicted Chamontae Walker of first-degree murder for the death of Darrel Hendy today and found his co-defendant, Corey Yates, guilty of second degree murder. The jury of seven women and five men also found Walker guilty on charges of accessory after the fact, assault on a police officer, and conspiracy. He was found … Read more →

Corey Yates and Chamontae Walker Await Jury Verdict For Murder Charges

The jury charged with determining Chamontae Walker’s and Corey Yates’ guilt began deliberations Wednesday, after a full week of testimony about the shooting death of Darrel Hendy. Walker and Yates are charged with first-degree murder in his death, even though neither of them fired the bullet that killed him. A third suspect, Meeko Carraway, pleaded … Read more →

Alleged Co-Conspirators Face Murder Charge in Darrel Hendy’s Death

Chamontae Walker and Corey Yates never fired a gun at Darrel Hendy. But today they stood trial for his death, charged with first-degree murder. Hendy, 29, was killed Sept. 25, 2010 in the 800 block of Southern Avenue, Southeast DC. In opening statements, prosecutors said Hendy was shot from behind— seven times— and that he … Read more →

25 Year Sentence for Shooting Death of Darrel Hendy

Meeko Carraway was sentenced today to 25 years in prison for his role in the shooting death of 29-year-old Darrel Hendy. Just what Carraway’s role was though isn’t clear; the statement of facts about the case which he made to the court as part of his plea deal remains under seal and neither prosecutors, defense … Read more →

Feb. Trial for Corey Yates and Chamontae Walker Delayed Until July

A scheduled trial for Corey Yates and Chamontae Walker on charges of first-degree murder has been delayed until the end of July. Yates and Walker were due to stand trial Feb. 21. When one of the mens’ attorneys notified the court just days before trial that she had to have emergency surgery that date was … Read more →

Trial in Darrel Hendy Case Delayed

The trial for two men accused of killing 29-year-old Darrel Hendy has been postponed by several weeks after one of the mens’ defense attorneys was scheduled for emergency surgery. Chamontae Walker and Corey Yates were due to stand trial today. Instead Judge Thomas Motley plans on holding the trial March 19 or April 9, depending … Read more →

DC Murder Suspect Pleads Guilty to Maryland Murder Charge

Corey Yates pleaded guilty to first-degree murder yesterday in the Dec. 2010 shooting death of Doodley Derose, a 19-year-old Glenmont man, The Gazette reports. While the Derose case is in Maryland court, Yates, 22, is also pending trial in DC. He’s charged in the Sept. 2010 shooting death of Darrel Hendy. The Gazette reports that … Read more →

Corey Yates Arrested in Shooting Death of Darrel Hendy, MPD Says

Corey Yates was arrested by MPD Friday afternoon at 2:30 in connection with the shooting death of Darrel Hendy, MPD said Friday night. Yates was arraigned on the first-degree murder while armed charge on Sept. 26. He pleaded innocent and was in custody at D.C. Jail. MPD’s press release is below. September 30, 2011 Third … Read more →

Innocent Plea from Third Defendant in Murder of Darrel Hendy

Corey Yates pleaded innocent today to a charge of first-degree murder while armed in connection with the death of Darrel Hendy in Sept. 2010. Yates, 22, is in custody at D.C. jail. He was previously being held in Maryland on suspicion of murder there. Two others are charged in the case: Chamontae Walker and Meeko … Read more →

Man Suspected in Md. Homicide Charged in DC Case

A man currently in custody in Maryland on suspicion of first-degree murder there has been indicted by DC’s grand jury on a murder charge here in connection with the shooting death of Darrel Hendy. Corey Yates is scheduled to be presented with the first-degree murder charge, and additional charges including conspiracy and firearms charges, on … Read more →

Suspect in Darrel Hendy Murder In Custody in Md. for Murder of Doodley Derose

Government prosecutors said Thursday that a man suspected by D.C. authorities of taking part in the Sept. 2010 murder of Darrel Hendy is currently in custody in Maryland and awaiting a first-degree murder trial there. AUSA Emily Miller told Judge Thomas Motley that Corey Yates is expected to stand trial in Maryland on Aug. 15. … Read more →

Corey Yates

  • Arrested: Sept. 30, 2011
  • Age: 21
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Convicted by jury in the Sept. 25, 2010 death of Darrel Hendy.