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June 29, 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 a 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 a call for stabbing. Upon arrival on the scene, they 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, June 28, 2016, members of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested 23-year-old Christian Romero of Hyattsville, MD, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant charging him with Murder Two while Armed.