Arrest in D.C. fatal 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 fatally stabbing Assefaw Hagos.
Shortly after 2 a.m. Friday, officers from the 3rd District were flagged down by a person at the corner of 9th and U streets NW. The person directed officers to the sidewalk where they found
Hagos with a stab wound in the chest.
Hagos was taken to an area hospital, where he died.
-- Ruben Castaneda
Washington Post editors
| May 31, 2010; 4:21 PM ET
Categories: Crime and Public Safety, DC | Tags: fatal stabbing, metropolitan police department, stabbing death
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