The murder of Joseph Curtis has been closed by exception. On Sept. 18, 2006, Curtis, a Caucasian man who was 37 at the time, was severely beaten in an alley in the 500 block of Brunswick Street. Curtis died on May 28, 2011, as a result of the injuries sustained during the attack. Marvin Henry, an African-American man who was 19 at the time, and Triston Rice, an African-American man who was 18 at the time, were arrested that day for attempting to kill Curtis. Henry pleaded guilty to attempted second-degree murder and was sentenced to 20 years in prison in 2007. Rice was convicted on assault charges and received 25 years in prison. Demario Henry, an African-American man who was 17 at the time, also pleaded guilty to attempted second-degree murder in 2007 and was sentenced to 15 years in prison. A fourth defendant’s case was remanded to the juvenile courts. According to police, no further charges are being brought in this case.