Thursday, August 11, 2016

MPD: Homicide: 100 Block of Michigan Avenue NW -- and subsequent arrest


From: MPD-5D@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Wednesday, August 10, 2016 11:23 PM
To: 'mpd-1d (mpd-1d@yahoogroups.com)' ; 'MPD-2D (mpd-2d@yahoogroups.com)' ; 'mpd-3d@yahoogroups.com' ; 'mpd-4d@yahoogroups.com' ; 'mpd-5d@yahoogroups.com' ; mpd-6d@yahoogroups.com; mpd-7d@yahoogroups.com; 'MPD-SLU (mpd-SLU@yahoogroups.com)'
Subject: [MPD-5D] Homicide: 100 Block of Michigan Avenue, Northwest

Public Information Office: 202-727-4383
                                                 
August 10, 2016

Homicide: 100 Block of Michigan Avenue, Northwest

(Washington, DC) – Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal stabbing that occurred in the 100 block of Michigan Avenue, Northwest on Wednesday, August 10, 2016.

At approximately 3:27 pm, members of the Fourth District responded to a call for a stabbing. Upon arrival, they discovered an adult male, unconscious and suffering from multiple stab wounds. DC Fire & EMS transported the victim to an area hospital, where all lifesaving efforts failed and the victim was pronounced dead.

The decedent has been identified as 44-year-old Otis Byrd of Greenbelt, Maryland.

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 responsible 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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And see this related tweet:



2016 #DC Homicide # 83: Otis Byrd, 44, male, 8/10/16; #stabbing #Ward5 #ANC5E @ANC5E @MedStarWHC @TJQ23 @ScottRobertsDC Near @BloomingdaleDC

And see this subsequent MPD message:

From: MPD-5D@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Thursday, August 11, 2016 3:49 PM
Subject: [MPD-5D] Arrest Made in Homicide 100 Block of Michigan Avenue, Northwest


Public Information Office: 202-727-4383
                                                 
August 11, 2016

Arrest Made in Homicide

100 Block of Michigan Avenue, Northwest 

(Washington, DC) – Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal stabbing that occurred in the 100 block of Michigan Avenue, Northwest on Wednesday, August 10, 2016.

At approximately 3:27 pm, members of the Fourth District responded to a call for a stabbing. Upon arrival, they discovered an adult male, unconscious and suffering from multiple stab wounds. DC Fire & EMS transported the victim to an area hospital, where all lifesaving efforts failed and the victim was pronounced dead.

The decedent was identified as 44-year-old Otis Byrd of Greenbelt, Maryland.

On Wednesday, August 10, 2016, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, 20-year-old Brandon Byrd of Northeast, DC was arrested and charged with Second Degree Murder While Armed.  This case is domestic in nature.

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