Defense Seeks to Reestablish Michael Davis As Incompetent for Trial

In the nine months since Michael Davis was found competent to stand trial, letters from Saint Elizabeths hospital show Davis continuing to confuse legal concepts with each other. Now his attorneys are attempting to convince the court to halt trial proceedings, arguing that Davis can not participate fully in his defense and should perhaps be … Read more →

Michael Davis Still Mentally Incompetent to Proceed with Court Proceedings

Michael Davis, the 19-year-old brother of NFL stars Vernon and Vontae Davis, remains mentally unfit to participate in the murder proceedings against him. That determination, the second in the case, was made by the Department of Mental Health and announced at a hearing Friday at DC Superior Court. Davis was first found mentally incompetent in … Read more →

Mental Health Report: Michael Davis Alert, Pleasant, Cooperative, Incompetant

A psychologist who examined Petworth teen Michael Davis in advance of his preliminary hearing on charges that he struck at least three people with a hammer, killing one of them, described the teen as alert, pleasant, and cooperative, but noted that he showed cognitive deficits and would require intense therapy in order to be able … Read more →

Substantial Probablity Found in Petworth Hammer Attacks Case

A DC Superior Court Judge found substantial probability today that five attacks over the course of three days in Petworth last month were linked to the same person and that that person was 19-year-old Michael Davis, brother of NFL stars Vernon and Vontae Davis. That ruling was made today at Davis’s preliminary hearing on two … Read more →

Mental Health Expert: Michael Davis Currently Incompetent to Participate in Court Proceedings

Michael Davis, the 19-year-old Petworth brother of NFL stars Vernon and Vontae Davis, has been found mentally unfit to participate in the murder proceedings against him. That determination was made by the Department of Mental Health and announced at a hearing Friday at DC Superior Court. Davis is suspected of two counts of assault with … Read more →

Michael Davis Arrested on Murder Charge in Death of Denver Nurse

The brother of football stars Vernon and Vontae Davis has been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the death of 66-year-old Denver man Gary Dederichs. The teen, Michael Davis, was already in custody on suspicion of assaulting two other people with a hammer. A preliminary hearing was scheduled in those cases for Friday … Read more →

Michael Davis

  • Arrested: May 9, 2012
  • Age: 31
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Suspected in the April 24, 2012, death of Gary Dederichs.