Brian Betts

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: A third 18-year-old was charged Tuesday in the slaying of well-known D.C. principal Brian Betts. Deontra Q. Gray was charged with first-degree murder, armed robbery and conspiracy to commit armed robbery. According to charging documents, Gray “admitted that he was at Betts’s residence at the time of the murder.” Sharif Tau […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: A 46-year-old District woman has been charged with using slain principal Brian Betts’s credit cards over the past several days and authorities have issued an arrest warrant charging a second person with Betts’s murder, police and law enforcement sources said. The sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the investigation […]

VIA WTOP: The family of slain D.C. middle school principal Brian Betts will receive friends and well-wishers at a public service Wednesday afternoon. The service will be held at the Pierce Funeral Home at 9609 Center Street in Manassas, Va. from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. A private funeral and burial service will be held […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: The car belonging to D.C. Principal Brian Betts was found in the District, Montgomery County Police Captain Paul Starks said Saturday morning. The car was found in the 3900 block of Fourth Street SE. Police had been searching for it since Betts, 42, was found dead Thursday in his Silver Spring […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: Montgomery County detectives are investigating the death of District middle school principal Brian Betts as a homicide, county Police Chief J. Thomas Manger said Friday afternoon. “At this point we don’t believe he was a random victim,” Manger said. “We suspect it is a homicide. We are investigating it as such.” […]