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Homicide: 5300 Block of Georgia Avenue, Northwest

Friday, November 15, 2013

Homicide: 5300 Block of Georgia Avenue, Northwest

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal stabbing which occurred in the 5300 block of Georgia Avenue, Northwest.

On Friday, November 15, 2013 at approximately 02:16 am, officers from the Fourth District responded to the 5300 block of Georgia Avenue, Northwest for the report of a traffic accident. Upon their arrival, they located an unconscious adult female suffering from an apparent stab wound.  DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded and transported the victim to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead. The victim was later transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the District of Columbia, pending an autopsy.

The decedent is identified as 40 year-old Candance Reed of Northwest, Washington, DC.

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.