Montez Warren Found Innocent in Ervin Lamont Griffin Shooting

Montez Warren was acquitted Thursday of all 14 counts he faced, including first-degree murder, in connection with the shooting death of Ervin Lamont Griffin. He has been held more than two years while he awaited trial. Warren’s younger brother, David Warren, was found guilty of first-degree murder on Wednesday by the same jury. During trial … Read more →

In Partial Verdict, David Warren Found Guilty of First-Degree Murder

David Warren was found guilty on 12 charges Wednesday, including charges of first- and second-degree murder. The verdict was a partial one; jurors are expected to announce their decision on the charges faced by Warren’s brother, Montez Warren Thursday. The jury found David Warren guilty of 12 of the 14 charges he faced. Warren was … Read more →

Jury Begins Deliberations in the Murder Trial of David and Montez Warren

Jurors began deliberating Tuesday in a murder case charging brothers David Warren and Montez Warren with the May 2011 shooting death of Ervin Lamont Griffin. For nearly three weeks, prosecutors argued that Montez Warren dragged Griffin from his car to rob him, and when he didn’t have anything they could take, the brothers shot him … Read more →

Closing Arguments Begin in the Murder Trial of David and Montez Warren

Closing arguments began Monday in the case charging brothers Montez Warren and David Warren with the May 2011 shooting death of Ervin Lamont Griffin. Prosecutors say Griffin was shot when he didn’t have anything to provide in a robbery. But defense attorneys have argued that the proof of that case is troubled. On Monday afternoon, … Read more →

Murder Trial of DC Brothers David and Montez Warren Underway

Prosecutors say Ervin Lamont Griffin didn’t have anything to give to D.C. brothers David and Montez Warren the night of May 13, 2011 when he was dragged from his car at gunpoint. And so the Warren brothers shot him in the neck. The Warren’s attorneys though say that story lacks crucial forensic evidence and relies … Read more →

Prosecutors: Witness In Warren Murder Trial Was Killed for Connection to Case

A witness in the murder trial of brothers David and Montez Warren who was killed in 2011 has been identified as Ronald Smith. “The government believes that the witness was killed in respect to this case,” said Assistant U.S. Attorney Michelle Jackson. On Monday, as jury selection began, Jackson sought to introduce the testimony of … Read more →

Witness Dead in Ervin Lamont Griffin Murder Case

A witness in the murder case against David and Montez Warren is dead, killed sometime after the two brothers were arrested in the shooting death of Ervin Lamont Griffin. Prosecutor Michael Ortwein told said Friday that it’s not clear whether the witness’s death is linked to the Warrens’ case. He said an investigation is ongoing. … Read more →

David Warren Added as Co-Defendant in Ervin Lamont Griffin Murder Case

The brother of a man arrested in October on suspicion of first-degree murder while armed has been arrested in connection with the same case. David Warren, the brother of Montez Warren, is suspected of felony murder while armed in the shooting death of Ervin Lamont Griffin. Court records indicate he was presented with the charge … Read more →

David Warren

  • Arrested: Nov. 9, 2011
  • Age: 27
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Convicted by jury in the May 13, 2011, death of Ervin Lamont Griffin.