Judge Continues Status Hearing for Murder Case

On Oct. 14, a DC Superior Court judge continued a murder defendant’s status hearing in order to give the defense more time to discuss the facts of the case.

Devonte Brothers is charged with first-degree murder while armed in the death of 27 year-old Deron Leake. Leake was shot to death on Oct. 17, 2019 on the 4200 block of 6th street, SE. 

Brothers, 26, was charged on Sept. 24 and has been held at DC Jail ever since.


Judge Judith Smith scheduled the status hearing for Nov. 9.

Yasmeen McGettrick wrote this article

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