On June 23, a DC Superior Court judge scheduled another trial readiness hearing in a homicide case with two co-defendants.
Stephon Evans, 21, and Kewon Hunter, 21, are charged with first-degree murder while armed in the death of 21-year-old Dion DeMarco Boyd on July 30, 2018, on the 1400 block of Maryland Avenue, NE. Evans and Hunter are also charged with conspiracy while armed, possession of a firearm during a crime of violence and carrying a pistol without a license outside a home or business.
Evans is also charged with first-degree murder while armed, conspiracy to commit a crime of violence, assault with intent to kill while armed and possession of a firearm during a crime of violence in the death of 21-year-old Michael Taylor on the 1700 block of Benning Road, NE on Jan. 12, 2019, which is a separate case. He is one of four defendants charged in connection with the homicide.
Carlos Turner, 23, is also charged with first-degree murder while armed in connection with Taylor’s homicide. His case was not heard today, but he is scheduled for a status hearing on Jan. 5, 2022.