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Fatal D.C. stabbing victim identified

Paul Duggan

D.C. police have identified a man found stabbed to death Tuesday night as a 46-year-old resident of Northwest Washington.

Rodney Turpin was found bleeding from his wound in the 6900 block of Blair Road shortly before 10:30 p.m. by officers responding to a report of a man on the ground.

The motive for the stabbing remains under investigation by homicide detectives.

Police asked anyone with information about the case to call 202-727-9099 or 1-888-919-2746.

Callers can leave anonymous tips by calling 1-866-411-TIPS or text messaging 50411.

-- Paul Duggan

By Paul Duggan  | October 14, 2010; 11:35 AM ET
Categories:  Homicide, Paul Duggan, The District  
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