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9.21.13 Homicide: Rear of 5300 Block of Georgia Avenue, NW

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    Contact: Officer Hugh Carew (202)727-4383 September 21, 2013 Homicide: Rear of 5300 Block of Georgia Avenue, NW (Washington, DC)-Detectives from the
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      Contact: Officer Hugh Carew (202)727-4383

       

      September 21, 2013

       

      Homicide: Rear of 5300 Block of Georgia Avenue, NW

       

      (Washington, DC)-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal stabbing which occurred in the rear of 5300 block of Georgia Ave, NW.

       

      On Saturday, September 21, 2013 at approximately 12:41 am, officers from the Fourth District on routine patrol observed a male subject lying on his back in the rear of the 5300 block of Georgia Avenue, NW suffering from apparent multiple stab wounds.  DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded and transported the victim to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

       

      The decedent is identified as 58 year-old Timothy Benjamin of Northwest, Washington, 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 wanted 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 text messaging 50411.

       

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