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Man arrested in fatal D.C. stabbing

D.C. police have arrested a man in connection with the fatal stabbing of a man who was found on a street in Northwest on Friday.

Police said they have charged Samson Alemayhu, 48, with first-degree murder while armed. Alemayhu is accused of killing Assefaw Hagos.

Shortly after 2 a.m. Friday, officers from the 3rd District were flagged down by a person at Ninth and U streets NW.

The person directed officers to the sidewalk, where they found Hagos with a stab wound in the chest.

-- Ruben Castaneda

By Washington Post Editors  |  June 1, 2010; 7:46 AM ET
Categories:  Homicide , Ruben Castaneda , The District  
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If we had no police this great city would be full of dead bodies lying all over the sidewalks . This is sad that brothers are killing brothers . Momma please tell them to stop !

Posted by: terryreece | June 1, 2010 8:34 AM | Report abuse

"Alemayhu is accused of killing Assefaw".

Say that 3 times quickly!

Posted by: nuke41 | June 1, 2010 11:47 AM | Report abuse

It's these out-of-control Norwegians!!!!

just another day of stabbings and shootings>> see where B-more racked up 9-dead this weekend!!! Nine!!!

Posted by: kglkgl06 | June 1, 2010 12:30 PM | Report abuse

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