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Arrest Made in a Homicide: 400 Block of Irving Street, Northwest

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal stabbing that occurred on Tuesday, August 27, 2019, in the 400 block of Irving Street, Northwest


At approximately 8:49 pm, members of the Fourth District responded to the listed location for the report of an unconscious person. Upon arrival, members located an adult female victim suffering from multiple stab wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to an area hospital. After all lifesaving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced dead.


The decedent has been identified as 27 year-old Margery Magill, of Northwest, DC.


On Wednesday, August 28, 2019, 24 year-old Eliyas Aregahegne, of Northwest, DC, was arrested and charged with First Degree Murder While Armed.