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Arrest Made in Fatal Stabbing in the 1700 Block of Good Hope Road, SE

Wednesday, September 1, 2010
A 30-year-old woman has been charged with murder.

On Wednesday, September 1, 2010, at 10:00 am, detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch, and members of the Capitol Area Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested 30 year-old Ramona Gray, of District Heights, Maryland, and charged her with First Degree Premeditated Murder While Armed pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant for the stabbing of Shemese Grant on August 31, 2010.

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On Tuesday, August 31, 2010, officers of the Sixth District responded to the 1700 block of <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /?><?xml:namespace prefix = u1 /?>Good Hope Road, SE for the report of a stabbing. Upon arriving, they located a victim suffering from stab wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel transported the victim to an area hospital where she was subsequently pronounced dead.


The decedent is identified as 31 year-old Shemese Grant of the 1300 block of 28th Street, SE, 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.