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Man charged in June D.C. killing

Washington Post Editors

A Maryland man was charged with murder Tuesday in a fatal stabbing three months ago in the Trinidad neighborhood of Northeast Washington, police said.

The victim, Jermaine Jones, 36, who lived in the District, was found bleeding in the 1700 block of Trinidad Avenue about 8 p.m. on June 7, police said.

He was later pronounced dead at a hospital.

The suspect, Christopher L. Johnson, 42, of Hyattsville, was arrested by members of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force and charged with first-degree murder while armed, police said.

By Washington Post Editors  |  September 9, 2010; 3:58 PM ET
Categories:  Homicide , Paul Duggan , The District  
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