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Arrest made in Homicide 1200 block of Holbrook Terrace Northeast

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch have announced an arrest has been made in the homicide that occurred on Tuesday, June 23, 2015, at approximately 5:42 am.

Members of the Fifth District and DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded to the report of a fire in the 1200 block of Holbrook Terrace, Northeast.  Upon extinguishing the fire, human remains were discovered.

On Wednesday, June 24, 2015, members of the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner determined the cause of death to be gunshot wounds and the manner of death is homicide.

On Wednesday, July 8, 2015 pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant members of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force (CARFTF) arrested 19 year-old Zacchaeus Blanding of Northeast, DC.  He was charged with Murder Two While Armed for the shooting death of 19 year-old Heineken McNeil.