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Death of Homicide Suspect: 3300 Block of Q Street, NW

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Death of Homicide Suspect: 3300 Block of Q Street, NW

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide which occurred in the 3300 block of Q Street, Northwest.

On Sunday, January 19, 2014, at approximately 6:00 am, members of the Second District responded for the report of a stabbing in the 3300 block of Q Street, Northwest.  Upon arrival, they located two elderly victims suffering from apparent stab wounds.  The male victim exhibited no signs consistent with life and remained on the scene until being transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner pending an autopsy.  The female victim was transported to a hospital and admitted in serious condition.

The decedent has been identified as 88 year-old Leroi Elliot of Northwest, Washington, DC.

The suspect, who is identified as 56 year-old Bradford Nelson Elliot of Northwest, was transported from the scene of the offense to an area hospital to be treated for minor lacerations to his hands that he incurred during the assault and was subsequently arrested and charged with Murder One while Armed.

On Sunday, January 19, 2014 while at the hospital receiving treatment for his lacerations, the suspect went into cardiac arrest and was admitted for further treatment.  On Monday, January 20, 2014, the suspect went into cardiac arrest again and was pronounced dead.  The suspect’s remains were transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner where an autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of his death.