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Fatal Stabbing in the 4400 Block of Wheeler Road, SE

Monday, August 30, 2010
Police are investigating the stabbing death of a 37-year-old Oxon Hill, Md. man.

Metropolitan Police Department Homicide Detectives are investigating a stabbing death that occurred on August 28, 2010 in the 4400 block of <?xml:namespace prefix = u1 /?><?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /?>Wheeler Road, SE.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /?>


On Saturday, August 28, 2010, at 12:15 am, members of the Seventh District responded to the 4400 block of Wheeler Rd, SE for the report of a stabbing. Upon their arrival, the victim had already been transported to the UnitedMedicalCenter where he was subsequently pronounced dead.


The victim in this case has been identified as 37-year-old Sean West of Oxon Hill, Maryland.


Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at (202) 727-9099 or 1-888-919-CRIME (1-888-919-2746). The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone that provides information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons wanted for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia.


Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to DC CRIME SOLVERS at 1-866-411-TIPS and to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411. If the information provided by the caller to the Crime Solvers Unit leads to an arrest and indictment, that caller will be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.