This week, the District of Columbia has been bereaved of the following individuals through homicide:
- July 23 100 block of Darrington Street, Southwest
25-year-old Isiah Ageyekum of Southwest
- July 25 2700 Block of Langston Place, Southeast.
23-year-old Antonio McCallister of Southeast.
- July 27 1300 Block of First Street, Southwest.
47-year-old Jerome Diggs of Southwest.
- July 27 400 Block of E Street, Northeast.
decedent’s name withheld pending notification of kin
- July 28 2300 block of Ainger Place, Southeast.
31-year-old Melvin Williams of Southeast.
We are still in the 30-day period of mourning for these individuals, lost to homicide:
- June 23 (after June 21 injury) 2200 block of H Street, Northeast
26-year-old Arvel Lee Stewart of Northeast, Washington, DC.
- June 23 1200 block of Holbrook Terrace, Northeast
19 year-old Heineken McNeil of Southeast, Washington, DC.
- June 24 at the Tidal Basin
20 year-old Deante Tinnen of Southeast, DC.
- June 25 16th & Galen Streets, Southeast
21 year-old Stephon Marquis Perkins of Maryland.
- June 26 1200 block of Raum Street, Northeast
23-year-old Kevin Cortez Johnson, of Southeast, Washington.
- June 28 1600 block of E Street, Northeast
33 year-old Darrell Michael Grays of Northeast, Washington, DC.
- June 29 Unit block of Galveston Place, Southwest
25 year-old Rodney Delonte Davis, of Manassas, Virginia.
- July 4 200 block of Florida Avenue, Northeast.
24-year-old Kevin Joseph Sutherland of Northeast, Washington, DC.
- July 4 2600 block of Douglas Place, Southeast.
23-year-old Dwayne Gene Dillard of Southeast, Washington, DC.
- July 5 2300 block of Green Street, Southeast.
24-year-old John Jones of Southeast, Washington, DC.
- July 5/6 unit block of New York Avenue, Northwest.
52-year-old Thomas Harris of Alexandria, VA, succumbed 7/6 after 7/5 assault
- July 8, 2015 45th Street and Ponds Street, Northeast
24-year-old William Clemments Herndon of Southeast, Washington DC.
- July 12, 900 block of 3rd Street, Northeast
36-year-old Timothy Bing of Northeast, Washington, D.C.
- July 17 600 block of Edgewood Street, Northeast
18-year-old Bryan Perkins of Northeast, Washington, DC.
- July 18 1300 block of Riggs Street, Northwest.
33-year-old Charles Douglas of District Heights, Maryland.
- July 18 3400 block of 13th Place, Southeast.
25-year-old Wesley West of Southeast, Washington, DC.
#SayThisName for each person lost.
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Data are taken from DC’s Metropolitan Police Department notices. (See “About” for a little more.)
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