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Arrest Made in the Homicide in the 3200 Block of 13th Street, SE

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch have announced an arrest has been made in the fatal stabbing which occurred in the 3200 block of 13th Street, SE. 

On Wednesday, August 22, 2012, at approximately 4:10 am units from the Seventh District responded to the 3200 block of 13th Street, SE for the report of a stabbing.  Upon arrival, they located an adult female suffering from multiple stab wounds.  DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded and transported the victim to a local hospital where she succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead.

The decedent is identified as 29 year-old Antoinette Mitchell of Southeast, Washington, DC.

On Wednesday, August 22, 40-year-old Earl Johnson of NE, Washington, DC was arrested by members of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force pursuant to an arrest warrant charging him with Second Degree Murder While Armed in connection with the stabbing death of Antoinette Mitchell.