Tag: homicide

APD investigates first homicide of the year

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] The Alexandria Police Department is investigating the first homicide of the year, which took place on Wednesday in the West End,...

Alexandria teen killed in D.C. shooting

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the homicide of DeShawn Francis, 16, of Alexandria. According to a news release from D.C. police,...

Woman killed in West End apartment

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] A 23-year-old woman was murdered in her West End apartment on South Van Dorn Street on Dec. 7, according to...

Bondsman in Karla Dominguez case charged

By Olivia Anderson and Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Content warning: This story contains graphic details related to sexual assault. The bail bondsman in the Karla Dominguez...

Bondsman’s gun used in murder of Dominguez

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] Content warning: This story contains graphic details of a sexual assault. The homicide of Alexandria resident Karla Dominguez last summer sparked...

Suspect released on bond days before West End homicide

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Tavon Marquis Lanier, the suspect arrested for the Sept. 30 homicide of West End resident John Pope, was released on...

Your Views: Needed: Independent investigation into Dominguez’ murder

To the editor: Your Aug. 27 and Sept. 23, 2020 articles on the murder of Karla Dominguez were informative and disturbing. After reviewing the bond...

Alexandria police arrest homicide suspect

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Alexandria Police Department arrested Tavon Marquis Lanier, 19, of Alexandria, on Sunday as a suspect in the Sept. 30...

Bond hearing transcript reveals details about Karla Dominguez homicide case

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Warning: This article contains graphic details related to a sexual assault. The homicide case of Karla Dominguez has left many disappointed...

How an accused rapist was released from jail

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] On July 29, Ibrahim Bouaichi, who had been indicted for rape, allegedly shot and killed his accuser, Karla Dominguez, while...