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Homicide: 1400 Block of 11th Street, Northwest

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal stabbing that occurred on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, in the 1400 block of 11th Street, Northwest.

 

At approximately 7:56 pm, members of the Third District responded to the listed location for the report of a stabbing. Upon arrival, officers located an adult female suffering from multiple stab wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital. After all life-saving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced dead.

 

The decedent has been identified as 35 year-old Wendy Karina Martinez, of Northwest, DC.

 

The suspect was captured by a nearby surveillance camera and can be seen in the photo and video below:

https://youtu.be/lUPVapzYxHk

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 responsible for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by sending a text message to 50411.