Tag: murder

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,...

Suspect in West End murder indicted

Tavon Lanier, 20, of Alexandria, was indicted for five felonies, including the murder of Alexandria resident John Pope, 57, in the West End last...

Your Views: Incompetence led to murder

To the editor: We should all be appalled by the actions and incompetence of multiple local officials that led to the violent murder of Karla...

Alexandria man convicted in murder of girlfriend

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] On Monday, a jury convicted Daniel Kankam, 44, an Alexandria business owner, of killing his girlfriend, according to a news...

Maryland man pleads guilty to murder of 20-year-old Alexandria resident

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] William Layton, 32, the Maryland man charged with the murder of 20-year-old Alexandria resident Diamond Moore in December 2018, pleaded...

“Werewolf murder” defendant found not guilty by reason of insanity

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Alexandria Circuit Court found Pankaj Bhasin, a New Jersey resident arrested for the murder of a man he believed...

Judge declares mistrial in werewolf murder case

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] An Alexandria judge declared a mistrial on March 27 in the murder case of a man who claimed he thought...

Defendant pleads guilty in murder of grandfather

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Alexandria resident Dallas Jermaine Smith, the suspect in a July 2018 homicide, pleaded guilty to murder on Feb. 7, according...

Police investigate homicide, suspect charged

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Alexandria Police Department officers were dispatched for a death at a residence on South Van Dorn Street at 11:55 p.m....

Alexandria man charged in murder of elderly city resident

A 31-year-old Alexandria resident has been charged in the murder of his grandfather, Jerry Scott. Dallas Smith, 31, of no fixed address, was indicted by...