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Homicide in the 1100 Block of Abbey Place, NE

Sunday, June 1, 2008

Detectives assigned to the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide and Sexual Offenses Branch have identified the murder victim from the 1100 block of Abbey Place, NE as 29-year-old Kevin J. Turner, of the 1100 block of 6th Street, NE.

On Saturday, May 31, 2008, at approximately 1:30 am, police were called to the 1100 block of Abbey Place, NE to investigate the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, they  located Kevin J. Turner suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the body. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call police at (202) 727-9099 or 1-888-919-CRIM [E]. Confidential information may also be forwarded to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.

The department currently offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia.

Update, 6/2/08
On June 2, 2008, the above release was updated to include the victim's name.