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Police Make Arrest In DLA Piper Atty's Stabbing Death

Law360, San Diego (April 1, 2015, 6:27 PM EDT) -- Washington, D.C., police said Wednesday they have arrested a 21-year-old woman and charged her with first-degree murder in connection with the February stabbing death of DLA Piper attorney David Messerschmitt.

Jamyra Gallmon, from D.C.’s Southeast neighborhood, was arrested Wednesday afternoon and charged with first-degree felony murder while armed, according to police, who did not provide further details about the case. Gallmon was still in custody as of Wednesday night.

The arrest comes a week after police said they were looking for a woman previously identified as...
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