MPD this afternoon identified the victim of a fatal stabbing in Northwest DC early Wednesday morning as 24 year-old Marcellus Terrell Bailey.
A press release is below.
August 3, 2011
Homicide: 5300 block of 8th Street, NW
(Washington, DC)-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating the fatal stabbing which occurred in the 5300 block of 8th Street, NW.
On Wednesday, August 3, 2011, at approximately 2:45 am, units from the Fourth District responded to the 5300 block of 8th Street, NW to investigate the report of a stabbing. Upon their arrival, they observed a male suffering from a laceration to his body. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.
The decedent has been identified as 24 year-old Marcellus Terrell Bailey of Northwest, DC
Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at (202) 727-9099 or 1-888-919-CRIME (1-888-919-2746).
The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone that provides information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons wanted for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia.
Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to DC CRIME SOLVERS at 1-800-673-2777 and to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411. If the information provided by the caller to the Crime Solvers Unit leads to an arrest and indictment, that caller will be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.