Arrest in Murder of DC Six Year Old

DC Police have arrested a Waldorf man for the murder of six-year-old Niyah Courtney nearly two weeks ago.  Metropolitan Police Chief Robert Contee announced today that 22-year-old Marktwan Hargrave was taken into custody by D.C. Police and the U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force Wednesday morning.  He has been charged with first degree murder.

Contee also mentioned that 16 people, including Niyah’s father, Nico Griffin, were also indicted for federal drug crimes in the same community the little girl was shot.


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