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Homicide at 1161 Blandensburg Road, NE

Tuesday, December 27, 2005

At approximately 5:19 pm, on Saturday, December 24, 2005, 38-year-old Francis Kamara, of the 2800 block of Beaver Lodge Court in Hyattsville, Maryland, was shot multiple times and killed during an apparent attempted robbery while in the parking lot of East Coast Auto, located at 1161 Bladensburg Road, NE.

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A subsequent investigation has described a suspect being sought in connection with the murder.  The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5'10" to 5'11" tall, wearing a black baseball cap and black jeans.


Anyone with information as to the identity of this suspect or who sees him should take no direct action but should call police at (202) 727- 9099.  The Metropolitan Police 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.