Metropolitan Police Department Homicide Detectives announced that an arrest has been made in the fatal stabbing of Theresa Hungerford, which occurred on July 19, 2010 in the 1600 block of E Street, NE.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /?>
On Friday, July 23, 2010, at approximately 10:45 am, members of the Homicide Branch arrested 36 year-old Nathaniel Phillips from Northeast, DC, for the stabbing of Theresa Hungerford and charged him with Murder II while Armed.
On July 19, 2010, at approximately 11:50 pm, Fifth District units were alerted by a subject who advised them that a woman had been assaulted in 1600 block of E Street, NE. Officers responded to the location and found Theresa Hungerford, a 45 year-old female of the 1600 block of E Street, NE, suffering from apparent stab wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded, determined that Ms. Hungerford showed no signs of life, and she was subsequently pronounced dead.