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Homicide: 1300 Block of Columbia Road, Northwest

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Homicide: 1300 Block of Columbia Road, Northwest

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide which occurred in the 1300 block of Columbia Road, Northwest.

On Thursday, July 31, 2014, at approximately 5:20 am, members from the Third District responded to a call for an aggravated assault in the 1300 block of Columbia Road, Northwest.  Upon arrival, they located one adult female unconscious and unresponsive and another with non-life threatening injuries.  DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded and transported one victim to a local hospital.  The decedent was subsequently transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the District of Columbia where an autopsy will be performed to determine the cause and manner of death.

The decedent’s identity is being withheld at this time, pending next of kin notification.

The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone that provides information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons wanted for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at (202) 727-9099. Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the Department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.