Second-Degree Murder Charge Against Dennis Washington Dismissed

A DC man suspected of beating a man to death in his Northeast DC home has been released from jail and the charge against him dropped. The case against Dennis Washington was dismissed in court Tuesday and an order for his release from jail was signed that same day. He had faced a charge of … Read more →

Dennis Washington Held in Beating Death of Thomas Lipscomb

Dennis Washington was ordered held today after Judge William Jackson found probable cause in the case against him. Washington is accused of beating Thomas Lipscomb to death in April 2011. At the preliminary hearing Tuesday, defense attorney Jenifer Wicks argued that there was no clear determination of when Washington assaulted Lipscomb nor if the assault … Read more →

Thomas Lipscomb Killed For His Television, Prosecutors Allege

Judge Karen Howze found “substantial probability” Thursday afternoon that Dennis Washington murdered Thomas Lipscomb in April 2011. Prosecutors say Washington and another man, Christopher Fletcher, went to Lipscomb’s home — either to purchase marijuana or to collect on a debt, depending on witness accounts — but Washington decided to rob him of his television instead, … Read more →

MPD Arrests Three in Unrelated Homicides

Metropolitan Police announced the arrests of three suspects in unrelated homicides today. Steven Vondell Williams, 46, was arrested in connection with the shooting death of June Grace Lim. Dennis Washington, 42, was arrested in connection with the death of Thomas Glenn Lipscomb. David Tyrone Robinson, 20, is suspected of shooting and killing Howard Ricardo Sampler, … Read more →

Dennis Washington

  • Arrested: Nov. 28, 2012
  • Age: 42
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Charges dropped in the April 26, 2011, death of Thomas Glenn Lipscomb.