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May 10, 2016
Arrest Made in Homicide:
800 Block of Kennedy Street, Northwest
(Washington, DC) – Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch have announced an arrest has been made in the fatal stabbing that occurred in the 800 block of Kennedy Street, Northwest on Saturday, April 23, 2016.
At approximately 10:23 pm, members of the Fourth District responded to reports of a stabbing. Upon arrival, members located an adult male suffering from apparent multiple stab wounds. The victim was transported to an area hospital where all lifesaving efforts failed and he was pronounced dead.
The decedent has been identified as 38-year-old Dimas Fuentes-Lazo of Northwest, DC.
On Tuesday, May 10, 2016, pursuant to a DC Superior Court Arrest Warrant, members of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force located and arrested 23-year-old Francisco Daniel Ayala of Northwest, DC. He is being charged with Murder Two while Armed in connection with the homicide of Mr. Fuentes-Lazo.
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