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Second Arrest Made in Emidore Nkol Murder Case

Monday, April 28, 2008
Donte Rogers,19, has been charged with first degree murder while armed.

The Metropolitan Police Department announced that a second arrest has been made in the March 29, 2008 fatal shooting of Emidore Nkol. At approximately 7:50 pm on April 26, 2008, members of the Fourth District Vice Unit arrested 19-year-old Donte Rogers, of the 800 block of <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /?>Quackenbos Street, NW. He was arrested in the 800 block of Quackenbos Street, NW, and was charged with First Degree Murder While Armed. 

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Shortly after midnight on Saturday, March 29, 2008, officers from the Fourth District responded to the 1200 block of Kennedy Street, NW, to investigate the sounds of gunshots in that area.  Upon arrival, officers located 19-year-old Emidore Nkol, of Takoma Park, Maryland, lying in an alley suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the body.  Emergency medical personnel responded, but were unable to find any signs consistent with life. The victim was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the District of Columbia and pronounced dead.


Chief of Police Cathy Lanier commended Detectives Thomas Webb and Konstantinos Giannkoulias for bringing this case to closure through their excellent investigative efforts.