Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance
Details of Disappearance
Latisha was reported missing by her family on August 2, 2010. At the time of her disappearance, she was going to visit a friend after work. Frazier was a young mother who worked in the mornings, attended school in the afternoons and took care of her four-year-old daughter at night,
On January 21, 2011, a tip from the public resulted in the arrest of a male suspect and later several other suspects who were accused of killing the child and placing her body in a dumpster.
Johnnie Sweet was sentenced to 52 years in prison. In April 2013, Sweet was found guilty of first-degree felony murder with aggravating circumstances; first-degree premeditated murder with aggravating circumstances; kidnapping, and tampering with physical evidence.
Prosecutors said Sweet was one of the leaders in a group -- then ages 16 to 23 -- that lured Frazier to a home on Trenton Place SE on August 2, 2010. They beat and kicked her because they suspected, with little evidence, that she had stolen $900 from one of themFrazier was bound with duct tape and left in a closet with a pillowcase taped over her head. One member of the group, Brian Gaither, has pleaded guilty to choking her to death. Gaither was sentenced to 32 years after pleading guilty to first-degree murder.
Sweet, Gaither and others attempted to dismember her body in a bathtub the day after her death. Frazier's body was never found. It's believed to be in a rural Virginia landfill.
Laurence Kamal Hassan was sentenced to 18 years for second-degree murder and kidnapping. Cinthya Proctor was sentenced to 21 years for second-degree murder, kidnapping and conspiracy to commit evidence tampering. Anneka Nelson pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and kidnapping. Lanee Bell pleaded guilty to kidnapping. Antoine McCullough pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit evidence tampering.
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Metropolitan Police Department