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Arrest in the Homicide: 2000 Block of Maryland Avenue, NE

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch announced today a suspect has been arrested in connection with a homicide that occurred in the 2000 block of Maryland Avenue, Northeast.

On Thursday, Jan 17, 2013, at approximately 11:45 pm, units from the Fifth District responded to 2008 Maryland Ave., NE to investigate a report of an unconscious male.  Upon arrival, they located the decedent who was suffering from apparent trauma to his head.  DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the decedent to an area hospital where he was admitted in critical condition.

On Thursday, January 31, 2013, the victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.  On Friday, February 1, 2013, an autopsy was conducted on the remains of the decedent at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. The cause of death was determined to be multiple blunt injuries.  The manner of death was ruled a homicide.

The decedent is identified as 53-year-old Emanuel Campbell of Northeast, DC.

On Tuesday, February 5, 2013, 23 year-old Davon Thomas was arrested by members of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force pursuant to an arrest warrant charging him with Murder Two for the homicide of Emanuel Campbell.