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Arrest Made in Homicide in the 3800 Block of Minnesota Avenue, Northeast

Saturday, October 6, 2012

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch have announced an arrest has been made in the homicide which occurred in the 3800 block of Minnesota Avenue, Northeast.

On Thursday, July 26, 2012, at approximately 10:06 pm, DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the 3800 block of Minnesota Avenue, Northeast for the report of an intoxicated male.  Upon arrival, they located an adult male unconscious and unresponsive.  DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services transported the victim to an area hospital where he was admitted.  Detectives from the Homicide Branch responded to the hospital to investigate where it was determined the adult male was suffering from an internal head wound.  On Friday, July 27, 2012, the adult male was pronounced dead. 

The decedent has been identified as 61-year-old Darryl Eugene Sweet Sr. of Southeast, Washington, DC.

The decedent’s remains were transported to The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner where an autopsy was performed.  The death was ruled a homicide by blunt force trauma to the head.

On Friday, October 5, 2012, 45-year-old Lloyd Bright of Northeast, DC was arrested and charged with Second Degree Murder in connection with the homicide of Darryl Eugene Sweet Sr.