This just in from Metro PD:
January 13, 2011
Arrest Made in the Homicide of Tawanna Barnes-Copeland
( Washington, DC)- Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch have announced an arrest has been made in the homicide of Tawanna Barnes-Copeland.
On Tuesday, December 7, 2010, at approximately 8:40 pm, units from the Seventh District responded to the unit block of Galveston Place, SW, to investigate the report of an unconscious person. Upon their arrival, they discovered a victim lying in an apartment suffering from apparent stab wounds. Personnel from the DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and determined the decedent, 41 year-old Tawanna Barnes-Copeland, had no signs consistent with life. She was later pronounced dead and her death was ruled a homicide by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.
On Wednesday, January 12, 2011, at approximately 3:20 pm, 36 year-old Shawn Davis, of Southeast, DC was arrested and charged with Murder One While Armed in the homicide of Tawanna Barnes-Copeland.