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Additional Suspects Sought in the Murder of Arvel Stewart Alston

Wednesday, December 23, 2009
Police are seeking the public's assistance in locating two additional suspects.

The Metropolitan Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating two additional suspects wanted in connection with the murder of Arvel Stewart Alston, who was shot to death while in the 4300 block of <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /?><?XML:NAMESPACE PREFIX = U1 /?>4th Street, SE shortly before 9 pm on Tuesday, December 1, 2009.  A second victim, whose identity is being withheld due to witness status, was also shot during the commission of this crime.  On December 11, 2009, the first arrest was made in this case.  On December 15, 2009, the second and third arrests were made.  All have been charged with First Degree Felony Murder while Armed.  <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /?>

The two additional suspects in this case, who are being sought on DC Superior Court arrest warrants also charging them with First Degree Felony Murder while Armed, have been identified as 33-year-old Lynn Daniel Wilkerson of Cheltenham, Maryland and 19-year-old Jarvis Clark of no fixed address.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Lynn Wilkerson and/or Jarvis Clark should take no direct action but call police at (202)727-9099 or 1-888-919-CRIM [E] – 1-888-919-2746.  They should be considered armed and dangerous.

The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone that provides information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons wanted for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia.

Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to DC CRIME SOLVERS at 1-866-411-TIPS and to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411. If the information provided by the caller to the Crime Solvers Unit leads to an arrest and indictment, that caller will be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

                                                                                           Suspect Lynn Wilkerson


                     Lynn Wilkerson