DETROIT, MI – Jessica Washington, 33-years-old, has been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of her husband, Toney Washington, 30-years-old, both of Detroit.
On March 29th, 2020, at 2:17 a.m., Detroit police officers were dispatched to the home shared by the Washingtons located in the 8280 block of Artesian in Detroit.
Upon arrival they observed Mr. Washington lying in the front door area of the home. He was conveyed to a local hospital and pronounced deceased. His wife was placed under arrest at the scene.
It is alleged that Jessica Washington had an verbal argument with her husband over her phone that became physical. During the physical altercation it is alleged that she fatally shot her husband with a handgun.
Jessica Washington has been charged with Second Degree Murder and Felony Firearm. She was arraigned in 36th District Court yesterday afternoon and received a $30,000 cash bond. Her next court date is on April 21,2020.