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Arrest Made in Homicide: 500 Block of 50th Place, NE

Friday, September 28, 2012

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch have announced that an arrest has been made in the fatal stabbing which occurred in the 500 block of 50th Place, NE.

On Thursday, September 27, 2012, at approximately 11:05 pm, units from the Sixth District responded to the 500 block of 50th Place, NE for the report of a stabbing. Upon arrival, they located the victim who was suffering from an apparent stab wound inside the location. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded to the scene and determined that the victim had no signs consistent with life. The victim was later pronounced dead by a member of the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

The decedent is identified as 23 year-old Tyrell Swann of Northeast, Washington, DC.

A short time later, 22-year-old Darren Vaughn of Northeast, DC, was arrested and charged with Felony Murder and Burglary One while Armed in the stabbing death of Tyrell Swann.