Isaiah Gant Sentenced in Woodley Park Metro Station Stabbing

Isaiah Gant was sentenced to three years in prison Friday in connection with the death of Olijawon Griffin at a Metro stop in Northwest DC. Gant pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy, robbery and possession of a firearm in the case. He is the seventh young man to have been sentenced. ‚ÄúThis was a very … Read more →

Chavez Myers Seeks to Withdraw Guilty Plea in Death of Olijawon Griffin

Chavez Myers, one of nine suspects charged with the 2012 stabbing death of 17-year-old Olijawon Griffin, is seeking to withdraw his guilty plea saying he wasn’t given sufficient time to think about his decision and was persuaded by his defense attorneys to agree to charges he says he didn’t commit. Defense attorneys for Myers filed … Read more →

Chavez Myers Pleads Guilty to First-Degree Murder In Death of Olijawon Griffin

Chavez Myers pleaded guilty Wednesday to first-degree murder while armed in connection with the stabbing death of 18-year-old Olijawon Emmanuel Griffin. In exchange, prosecutors will drop all remaining charges against Myers. At minimum, Myers will face 30 years in jail for the first-degree murder charge. On November 17, 2012, police found Griffin inside the Woodley … Read more →

Seventh Suspect, Greg Whittaker, Pleads Guilty in Death of Olijawon Griffin at Woodley Park Metro Station

Greg Whittaker pleaded guilty Tuesday to voluntary manslaughter while armed, conspiracy to commit robbery and two related weapons charges in connection with the stabbing death of 18-year-old Olijawon Emmanuel Griffin. In exchange, prosecutors dropped initial charges, including felony murder, assault and armed robbery. On November 17, 2012, police found Griffin inside the Woodley Park Metro … Read more →

Immanuel Swann Pleads Guilty to Voluntary Mansluaghter for Olijawon Griffin Death

Immanuel Swann pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter while armed, and two counts of armed robbery Thursday in connection with the stabbing death of 18-year-old Olijawon Emmanuel Griffin. Prosecutors dropped initial charges of felony murder, conspiracy and assault. Swann is the sixth person to plead guilty in this case, and the second this week. A trial … Read more →

Gary Maye Pleads Guilty in Connection with Olijawon Griffin Murder

Gary Maye pleaded guilty Tuesday in connection with the stabbing death of 18-year-old Olijawon Griffin at the Woodley Park Metro Station in Nov. 2012. Indicted on felony murder, armed robbery, conspiracy, and other charges, Maye reached a plea deal with the government on charges of voluntary manslaughter while armed and armed robbery. Maye was one … Read more →

Muquan Cawthorne Pleads Guilty to Voluntary Manslaughter for Olijawon Griffin Death

Muquan Cawthorne pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter while armed, armed robbery and a related weapons offense Friday in connection with the stabbing death of 18-year-old Olijawon Emmanuel Griffin. Prosecutors dropped initial charges of felony murder, conspiracy and assault. Police found Griffin on November 17, 2012 around 1:20 am inside the Woodley Park Metro Station suffering … Read more →

Deon Jefferson Pleads Guilty in Connection with Olijawon Griffin Murder

Deon Jefferson pleaded guilty Thursday to voluntary manslaughter and armed robbery in connection with the 2012 stabbing death of 18-year-old Olijawon Griffin. Jefferson is scheduled to be sentenced December 13. Griffin was stabbed and killed in the Woodley Park Metro station Nov. 17, 2012. A grand jury has indicted seven teens in the case: Jefferson, … Read more →

Teens Plead Innocent in Olijawon Griffin Metro Station Stabbing

Four Prince George’s County teens charged with murder in the Woodley Park Metro stop stabbing death of Olijawon Griffin pleaded innocent to the charges against them Thursday at D.C. Superior Court. Prosecutors have already charged 17-year-old Chavez Myers with Griffin’s death, saying that he wielded the weapon that killed Griffin. On Wednesday, prosecutors added Isaiah … Read more →

Grand Jury Indicts Six Teens on Suspicion of Olijawon Griffin’s Death at Woodley Park Metro Station

A grand jury indicted six teens Wednesday in connection with a fatal stabbing last year in the Woodley Park Metro station. One suspect, 17-year-old Chavez Myers, was presented with a first-degree murder charge last year. The grand jury indictment extends felony murder charges, along with new robbery charges, to five other teens, all from Prince … Read more →

Isaiah Gant

Guilty of lesser charges in the Nov. 17, 2012, death of Olijawon Emmanuel Griffin.