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Arrest Made in a Homicide: 1400 Block of 11th Street, Northwest

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch announce an arrest has been made regarding a fatal stabbing that occurred on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, in the 1400 block of 11th Street, Northwest.

At approximately 7:56 pm, members of the Third District responded to the listed location for the report of a stabbing. Upon arrival, officers located an adult female suffering from multiple stab wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital. After all life-saving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced dead.

The decedent has been identified as 35 year-old Wendy Karina Martinez, of Northwest, DC.

On Thursday, September 20, 2018, 23 year-old Anthony Crawford of Northwest, DC, was arrested and charged with First Degree Murder while Armed.