Jamar George Pleads Guilty to Slaying of Ronnie Speight Jr.

Jamar George, 27 pleaded guilty Friday to second-degree murder while armed in connection to the murder of 20-year-old Ronnie Speight Jr. George admitted to the fatal shooting of Speight in an alley of the 5100 block of Jay Street NE on May 26, 2011. “Yeah, that’s what happened,” George said at Friday’s hearing. According to … Read more →

Jamar George Pleads Innocent to 2011 Slaying of Ronnie Speight Jr.

Jamar George pleaded innocent Friday to the charge of first-degree murder while armed in connection with the shooting death of 20-year-old Ronnie Speight Jr. George, 25, also pleaded innocent to related weapons charges. Speight was shot dead in an alley in Northeast D.C. in May 2011; an autopsy revealed a total of eleven gunshot wounds … Read more →

Substantial Probability found at Jamar George’s Preliminary Hearing

Judge William Jackson found substantial probability today that Jamar George committed first-degree murder while armed in the May 26 shooting death of Ronnie Speight. Jackson based his decision on the accounts of the multiple witnesses in the case including one that spoke with Speight on the phone just hours before his death. During the phone … Read more →

Jailhouse Interview Led Police to Suspect in 2011 NE DC Shooting

The jailhouse interview of a man present when Ronnie Speight was shot dead in an alley in Northeast DC helped lead police to the man they say fired the shots that riddled Speight’s body. Jamar George, arrested at DC Jail Wednesday, was presented Thursday with a charge of premeditated first-degree murder while armed. He is … Read more →

Jamar Delante George Arrested in May 2011 Shooting Death of Ronnie Speight Jr.

A 25-year-old Northeast DC man was arrested Wednesday in connection with the May 2011 shooting death of Ronnie Speight Jr. The man, Jamar Delante George, is suspected of first degree murder. Speight was shot in the 5100 block of Jay Street, Northeast at 4:15 p.m. on Thursday, May 26, 2011. A press release from MPD … Read more →

Jamar Delante George

  • Arrested: May 30, 2012
  • Age: 25
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Pleaded guilty in the May 26, 2011, death of Ronnie Deion Speight Jr..