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Arrest Made in the Homicide: Unit Block of Q Street, S.W.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch announced today a suspect has been arrested in the fatal stabbing which occurred in the unit block of Q Street, S.W.

On Thursday, July 19, 2012, at approximately 7:01 pm units from the First District responded to the unit block of Q Street, SW in reference to an assault.  Upon arrival, they located an adult male who was unconscious and unresponsive suffering from an apparent stab wound.  DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel transported the victim to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

The decedent is identified as 60 year-old Hayes Osei Dennis of Fort Washington, Maryland.

On Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at approximately 11:34 am, members from the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested 29 year-old Darryl Matthews of Southwest, DC, pursuant to an arrest warrant and charged him with Murder Two while Armed in connection with the homicide of Hayes Osei Dennis.