Nine Year Sentence in Stabbing Death of Howard Venable Jr.

David Jamal Wilson was sentenced Friday to nine years in prison for the 2013 stabbing death of Howard Venable Jr. Wilson pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter while armed in May. Assistant U.S. Attorney Holly Schick said that Wilson had planned the robbery and sent an earlier text to Venable discussing his financial troubles. “This robbery … Read more →

David Wilson Pleads Guilty to Lesser Charge of Voluntary Manslaughter

David Jamal Wilson pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter while armed Friday in connection to the 2013 stabbing death of 68-year-old Howard Venable Jr. Shortly after midnight on Feb. 1, 2013, Wilson, 21, and two other individuals robbed Venable at his apartment in the 1600 block of Fuller Street. During the robbery one or both of … Read more →

David Wilson Pleads Innocent to Second-Degree Murder

David Jamal Wilson pleaded innocent Monday to charges of second-degree murder while armed and second-degree theft in connection with stabbing death of his roommate, 68-year-old Howard Venable Jr. Wilson, 21, was arrested on February 3, one day after Venable‚Äôs body was found face down in a pool of blood on the floor of their shared … Read more →

Probable Cause Found Against David Wilson in Murder of Howard Venable Jr.

Judge Stuart Nash found probable cause Wednesday that David Jamal Wilson participated in the stabbing death of 68-year-old Howard Venable Jr. Wilson, 21, was arrested in connection with the case on February 3, one day after Venable’s body was found face down in a pool of blood on the floor of his apartment. The Washington … Read more →

Judge Orders David Jamal Wilson Held in Fatal Stabbing in Columbia Heights

David Jamal Wilson appeared in court Monday, where Judge Karen Howze ordered him held without bond in connection with the fatal stabbing of Howard Venable Jr. Officers responded to reports of an unconscious person at about 6:48 p.m. Saturday. When they arrived at the Fuller Street Northwest apartment, they found Venable lying face down in … Read more →

David Jamal Wilson Arrested on Suspicion of Fatal Stabbing

A 21-year-old DC man was arrested Sunday evening in connection with a weekend stabbing that killed 68-year-old Howard Venable, Jr. Police took David Jamal Wilson into custody at 8:08 p.m. Sunday, according to a news release from MPD. Venable was found unconscious inside a home in the 1600 block of Fuller Street. A press release … Read more →

David Jamal Wilson

  • Arrested: Feb. 3, 2013
  • Age: 22
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Pleaded guilty in the Feb. 2, 2013, death of Howard Venable Jr.