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Arrest Made in Homicide in the 300 Block of Bryant Street, NE

Friday, September 14, 2012

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch have announced an arrest has been made in the homicide which occurred in the 300 block of Bryant Street, NE.

On Thursday, September 13, 2012, at approximately 6:35 pm, members of the Fifth District responded to the 300 block of Bryant Street, NE for the report of an assault in progress.  Upon arrival, they located an adult male suffering from multiple stab wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel arrived on the scene and transported the victim to an area hospital where he subsequently succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead. The initial police officers on scene conducted a preliminary investigation and were able to locate and detain the suspect in this case.

The decedent is identified as 49-year-old Paul Lawrence Morris of Northeast, Washington, DC.

Members of the Homicide Branch arrested and charged 49-year-old Quindetta Cosby of Northeast, Washington, DC with Second Degree Murder while armed in connection with the homicide of Paul Lawrence Morris.