Judge Sets Trial Date for Murder Case  

D.C. Superior Court Judge Maribeth Raffinan set a trial date for a 2020 murder case. 

Darnell Sterling, 57, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder and contempt for allegedly murdering his girlfriend Olga Ooro, 34, on July 17, 2020, on the 300 block of Massachusetts Avenue,
NW.

The victim’s body was never recovered; however, Sterling was the last person seen with Ooro before her sudden disappearance.

Court documents revealed Sterling’s criminal history, which involved domestic violence against Ooro, citing several stay-away orders as well as an incident in which he physically assaulted her.

The trial is scheduled to begin on Sept. 13 and is expected to run for two-and-a-half weeks.