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Homicide at 1617 Isherwood Street, NE

Wednesday, June 7, 2006

At approximately 7:30 this morning, Wednesday, June 7, 2006, police were called to the rear of 1617 Isherwood Street, NE, for the report of a stabbing.  Upon arrival they located 39-year-old Dion Butler, of no fixed address, suffering from apparent multiple stab wounds to the body.  He was taken to the Washington Hospital Center's MedStar Unit and pronounced dead.

The case is under investigation by members of the department's Violent Crimes Branch.  Anyone with information about this case is asked to call police at (202) 727-9099.

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, 12/6/06