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Homicide: 3900 Block of Martin Luther King Jr., Avenue, Southwest

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal stabbing that occurred in the 3900 block of Martin Luther King Jr., Avenue, Southwest, on Monday, September 11, 2017.

At approximately 9:29 pm, members of the Seventh District responded to the listed location for the report of a stabbing. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male victim, in a parking lot at the listed location. The victim was suffering from multiple stab wounds. DC Fire and EMS responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The decedent has been identified as 31-year-old David Thomas Neal, Southeast, DC.

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.