A 24-year-old D.C. man has pleaded responsible to manslaughter prices for fatally capturing a lady in 2020 after the 2 argued in regards to the value of marijuana throughout a drug sale.

A D.C. man has pleaded responsible to voluntary manslaughter prices for fatally capturing a lady in 2020 throughout a marijuana sale.

Karlos Kinney, 24 of Southeast D.C., shot and killed Resha Blount, 25, in her condo within the 900 block of New Jersey on April 30, 2020, prosecutors mentioned.

Kinney was arrested days in a while May 5, 2020, and initially charged with second-degree homicide whereas armed.

According to prosecutors with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for D.C., Blount and Kinney knew one another and she or he had purchased marijuana from him previously. On the day of her killing, there was an argument over the standard and value of the marijuana that Kinney was promoting. When the argument escalated, Blount informed him to depart, and he pulled out a gun and shot her, prosecutors mentioned.

D.C. police discovered Blount lifeless on the ground of her condo, with a number of gunshot wounds.

In addition to pleading responsible to voluntary manslaughter whereas armed in Blount’s killing, Kinney has additionally pleaded responsible to assault with vital bodily harm for stabbing a fellow inmate, Jordan Jones, in November 2022 whereas each have been being detained on the D.C. Jail

Kinney is about to be sentenced in D.C. Superior Court on June 21.

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