Ronald Pickett Sentenced in Shooting Death of Girlfriend Vanessa McGee

Ronald G. Pickett was sentenced to almost 11 years in prison last month, after pleading guilty to the shooting death of his girlfriend, Vanessa McGee. Pickett plead guilty to voluntary manslaughter while armed in the case in June. McGee was shot and killed in March 2011. According to documents filed by the government and signed … Read more →

Ronald Pickett Takes Last Minute Plea Deal in Shooting Death of Vanessa McGee

Ronald Pickett pled guilty today to one count of voluntary manslaughter while armed in connection with the shooting death of his fiance, Vanessa McGee. Pickett was due to go to trial Monday on a charge of second-degree murder while armed Pickett, who was 26-years-old when he was arrested in March 2011, told authorities that he … Read more →

Not Guilty” Plea in Shooting Death of Vanessa McGee

Ronald Pickett entered a plea of “not guilty” today at his arraignment on a charge of second-degree murder while armed in the shooting death of his fiance, Vanessa McGee. Pickett, who was 26-years-old when he was arrested on March 5, told authorities that he accidentally shot McGee at their Southeast D.C. home early in the … Read more →

No Indictment Yet in Vanessa McGee Case

Assistant U.S. Attorney Charles Cobb said Wednesday that the government is making progress in a case against Ronald Pickett, a Southeast D.C. man accused of killing his fiance, Vanessa McGee in their home in March. Cobb said he had recently received the autopsy report and pictures of the crime scene. Prosecutors have until early December … Read more →

Ronald Pickett released in Vanessa McGee Murder Case

Ronald Pickett was ordered released from jail today where he was being held on suspicion of second-degree murder in the death of his fiance Vanessa McGee. Pickett appeared in court wearing an orange jumpsuit for a preliminary hearing Thursday morning. Detective Carter Adams said Pickett told police that he accidentally shot McGee at their Southeast … Read more →

Ronald Pickett Ordered Held in Death of Girlfriend, Vanessa McGee

Ronald Pickett was ordered held this afternoon on suspicion of second-degree murder in the shooting death of his girlfriend, Vanessa McGee, at their home in Southeast D.C. early Saturday morning. Pickett appeared in court wearing jeans and a black hooded sweatshirt. A preliminary hearing in the case was scheduled for March 17 at 9:30 a.m. … Read more →

Ronald Pickett Due in Court Today

Ronald Pickett, arrested Saturday in the fatal shooting of 36-year-old Vanessa McGee, is expected in court this afternoon on a charge of second degree murder. His case is expected to be heard in courtroom 201 sometime after 1 p.m. Read more →

Attackers in Separate Slayings of Two Women in SE D.C. May Have Known their Victims

Two women killed in separate slayings in Southeast D.C. this weekend may have known their attackers, according to the Washington Post. In the first incident, emergency responders found 36-year-old Selina Knight dead and with multiple stab wounds inside a home in the 3000 block of Nelson Place SE just after 11:50 p.m. Friday. No arrests … Read more →

Vanessa McGee Fatally Shot Saturday Morning; Ronald Pickett Arrested

UPDATE: Ronald G. Pickett, a 26 year old Southeast D.C. man was arrested today on suspicion of shooting and killing 36-year-old Vanessa McGee of Southeast, D.C. early Saturday morning, MPD authorities say. McGee was found injured inside a home in the 4700 block of B Street SE at about 3:25 Saturday morning. Pickett was arrested … Read more →

Ronald G. Pickett

  • Arrested: March 5, 2011
  • Age: 26
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Pleaded guilty in the March 5, 2011 death of Vanessa McGee.