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Homicide Arrest: 500 Block of Florida Avenue, NW

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch have announced an arrest has been made in the fatal stabbing which occurred in the 500 block of  Florida Avenue, NW.

On Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at approximately 2:15 am, members from the Third District responded to the 500 block of Florida Avenue, NW for the report of a vehicle accident.  Upon their arrival, they located an adult male, inside a vehicle, suffering from an apparent stab wound.  DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel transported the victim to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.   The decedent has been identified as 33 year-old Dwayne Edward Brisbon of Upper Marlboro, MD.   On Thursday, July 19, 2012, 30 year-old Johnathan Frederick Dawkins of Southeast, DC, was arrested by members of the Homicide Branch pursuant to an arrest warrant and charged with Murder Two While Armed for the stabbing death of Dwayne Brisbon.