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Posted at 2:00 PM ET, 11/30/2010

Police ID woman found in D.C. dumpster

By Paul Duggan

D.C. Police identified the woman whose body was found in a trash receptacle in Northwest Washington on Monday as an 18-year-old Prince George's County woman.

The woman, who had been stabbed repeatedly, was identified Tuesday as Ebony Franklin, of the 4600 block of Pistachio Lane in Capitol Heights.

Franklin's death was ruled a homicide by the D.C. medical examiner's office.

The body was in an alley behind the 1000 block of Fairmont Street in Columbia Heights, authorities said.

The discovery was reported to police about 1 p.m.

By Paul Duggan  | November 30, 2010; 2:00 PM ET
Categories:  Homicide, Paul Duggan, The District, Updates  
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