Man charged with Christopher Heard’s murder


Police have charged a man with last month’s murder of Christopher Heard in Woodland Terrace.

On Friday, 31-year-old Nyekemia Everett was arrested and charged with first-degree murder while armed. Everett was presented in D.C. Superior Court and ordered held without bail.

On April 27, Heard was found dead from apparent gunshot wounds in the 2300 block of Ainger Place, SE, a little before 4 a.m. Previously, police asked for the public’s help in finding two people of interest wanted in connection with the shooting.