D.C. Witness Staff
- April 10, 2020
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A DC Superior judge denied a murder defendant’s request for release because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Herman Sylvester Williams, 28, is charged with second-degree murder while armed for his alleged involvement in the shooting of 36 year-old William Boykin on the 2600 block of Birney Place, SE on May 28.
On March 31, Williams’ attorney, Ieshaah Murphy, filed a motion to release Williams due to concerns over the coronavirus.
DC Superior Court Judge Neal Kravitz denied the motion.
Williams is scheduled for a status hearing on June 16.Follow this case