The Metropolitan Police Department has announced that the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has identified the victim of the homicide which occurred in the 4200 block of <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /?>4th Street, SE.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /?>
On Thursday, May 20, 2010, at approximately 3:35 pm, units from the Seventh Police District responded to the 4200 block of 4th Street, SE, to investigate the trouble. After arriving and conducting an investigation they discovered an adult female inside of the location. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and determined that the victim had no signs of life. The cause and manner of death in this case will be determined pending the ruling from the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the District of Columbia.
The victim has been identified as 58-year-old Patricia Ann Martin of the 4200 block of 4th Street, SE.
On Friday, May 21, 2010, a suspect was arrested and charged with Murder II While Armed.