DC Man Sentenced To 70 Years In Fatal Carjacking

Justice for Alonzo Jackson. This week a judge sentenced Demarko Wheeler of the District of Columbia in the murder of Jackson.

23-year-old Wheeler was given a 70-year prison sentence for the 2016 carjacking murder of 68-year-old Alonzo Jackson. It happened after he dropped his wife off at work and then he stopped at a Capitol Heights gas station to get gas before he picked up his best friend for a doctor’s appointment. Detectives say Wheeler approached Jackson at the gas station, shot him and then stole his vehicle. It was later found unoccupied and burned.

Wheeler was actual on what’s called a pretrial release in another armed carjacking case in DC a week earlier. That matter is still pending.

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