During a status hearing Aug. 2, defense counsel for a murder case said independent testing on evidence would not be conducted.
Marquette Jordan, 28, was arrested April 30, 2018, for allegedly stabbing 58-year-old Ivan Lynch, a resident of Hyattsville, Md., on the 900 block of 5th Street, SE. Jordan is charged with second-degree murder while armed.
The prosecution told DC Superior Court Judge Milton C. Lee that it was still waiting on DNA results from unspecified biological material.
Jordan is scheduled for a trial readiness hearing on Aug. 27. A trial is scheduled to begin on Sept. 9.