• Thu. May 13th, 2021
Washington DC Metropolitan Police Arrest Kenneth Wayne Stewart in Homicide

Washington, DC (STL.News) Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch announced an arrest has been made in a homicide that occurred on Thursday, July 23, 2020, in the 2300 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, Southeast.

At approximately 8:03 pm, members of the Sixth District responded to the listed location for the report of a stabbing.  Upon arrival, officers located two adult male victims, both inside of a vehicle.  One victim was located unconscious.  DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital for treatment. After all life-saving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced dead.  The second victim sustained non-life threatening injuries and was treated on scene.

The decedent has been identified as 54 year-old Courtney Jones, of Hartford, CT.

On Thursday, July 23, 2020, 58 year-old Kenneth Wayne Stewart, of No Fixed Address, was arrested and charged with First Degree Murder While Armed.  The detectives’ investigation revealed that this offense was a result of a dispute amongst known parties.

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