Judge Schedules Motion Hearing for Homicide Case


A DC Superior Court judge scheduled a motion hearing for a homicide defendant waiting to go before a jury. 

Tondrick Murphy, 30, is charged with first-degree murder while armed in the death of 26-year-old Marquis Jones. On Oct. 6, 2018, Jones was found on the 2900 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, SE suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

During the March 22 proceeding, counsel agreed to stick with the previously scheduled trial dates of April 11 through 29, 2022. 

Judge Juliet McKenna scheduled a motion hearing for Nov. 4. 

Brennan Fiske wrote this article.