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Posted at 2:14 PM ET, 12/ 8/2010

Woman killed in Southwest D.C.

By Allison Klein and Theola Labbé-DeBose

D.C. detectives are investigating a homicide that happened at 8:40 p.m. Tuesday night in the unit block of Galveston Place SW.

D.C. police have identified the victim as Tawanna Barnes-Copeland, 41, of Southwest Washington. Barnes-Copeland was stabbed, police said.

This item has been updated since it was first published.

Police said they would have more information to release on the case shortly.

By Allison Klein and Theola Labbé-DeBose  | December 8, 2010; 2:14 PM ET
Categories:  Allison Klein, Homicide, The District, Theola Labbé-DeBose  
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