At approximately 12:55 pm, on Tuesday, June 27, 2006, police were called to the 2800 block of Gainesville Street, SE, to investigate the trouble. Upon arrival police located 34-year-old Charles Lavaughn Smith, of the 5000 block of Nash Street, NE, suffering from apparent multiple stab wounds to the body. He was taken to the Howard University Hospital and pronounced dead at 1:45 pm.
The above case was closed on Tuesday, July 18, 2006, with the arrest of 22-year-old Jonathan Blades, of the 100block of Joilet Street, SE. He has been charged with Murder II while Armed.