D.C.’s Gays and Lesbians Opposing Violence (GLOV) is holding a vigil and candlelight march this Tuesday at 7 p.m. starting at the Reeves Municipal Center. The purpose of the march is to draw attention to violence against the gay-lesbian-bisexual-transgender (GLBT) community and to draw attention to the still-unsolved December 16 murder of Durval Martins at 11th and Q NW .
Borderstanians: This information is from the Third District of the MPD. There is a $25,000 reward in the murder of Durval Martins; he was killed early Tuesday morning at 11th and Q NW:
” The Department currently offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia. Your assistance is appreciated by your community.”
Police are encouraging residents to print and distribute this MPD flyer on the case (PDF) from the Gay and Lesbian Liaison Unit . Full information from the MPD follows.
On Tuesday, December 16, 2008, around 3:06 am, Durval Martins was shot and killed while at the intersection of 11th and Q Streets, NW. The Metropolitan Police Department seeks the public’s assistance in gathering information regarding this incident. The case is under investigation by members of the Department’s Criminal Investigations Division, Homicide Branch. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call: (more…)