At approximately 6:40 pm, on Monday, March 20, 2006, police were called to the 1100 block of Eaton Road, SE, for the report of a family dispute. Upon arrival officers located 45-year-old Barbara Elaine Bazemore, of the same address, suffering from apparent trauma to the head. She was taken to the Howard University Hospital and admitted in critical condition.
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On April 10, 2006 at approximately 6:40 pm, Ms. Bazemore succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead. An autopsy was performed by the Office of the DC Medical Examiner which determined that the cause of death in this case was Blunt Force Trauma and the manner of death was ruled a homicide.
The above case was closed with the arrest of 21-year-old Ronald Bazemore, of the 1100 block of Eaton Road, SE. He has been charged with Murder II.