Disturbing details in murder of D.C. lesbian

By : Lou Chibbaro Jr OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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ABOVE: Ashton Briscoe is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of lesbian Kerrice Lewis. Photo courtesy P.G. County State’s Attorney’s Office.

A D.C. man charged last week with first-degree murder while armed for the Dec. 28 shooting death of lesbian Kerrice Lewis, 23, whose bullet riddled body was found inside the trunk of her burning car, may not have been the person who shot her, according prosecutors and a police charging document.

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Lesbian found murdered in burning car in D.C.

By : Lou Chibbaro Jr OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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A lesbian found shot to death in the trunk of her car that someone set on fire in Southeast D.C. on Dec. 28 was friends with two other people shot to death on the same day, and detectives are looking into whether the three murders may be linked, according to D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham.

Police said the body of a woman they later identified as Kerrice Lewis, 23, a resident of Hyattsville, Md., was found about 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 28, in the trunk of her burning Lexus in an alley in the 800 block of Adrian Place, S.E., near Fort Dupont Park.

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