Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal stabbing which occurred in the 400 block of <?xml:namespace prefix = u1 /?>Newcomb Street, SE.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /?>
On Friday, May 20th, 2011 at approximately 1:44 pm, units from the Seventh District responded to the 400 block of Newcomb Street, SE. Upon their arrival they found an adult male victim who was unconscious, unresponsive and suffering from stab wounds to the body. Personnel from DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded and the victim was pronounced dead on the scene by a member of the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the District of Columbia.
The decedent is identified as 48 year-old George White of SE, Washington, DC.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at (202) 727-9099 or 1-888-919-CRIME (1-888-919-2746).
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.
Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to DC CRIME SOLVERS at 1-866-411-TIPS and to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411. If the information provided by the caller to the Crime Solvers Unit leads to an arrest and indictment, that caller will be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.