A man fatally stabbed early Tuesday morning in northeast DC has been identified as 34-year-old Lamont Antonio Devore.
The stabbing was initially reported to have occurred on Quarles Street; MPD said mid-morning Tuesday that the crime scene was in the 1600 block of Kenilworth Avenue.
A press release from MPD is after the jump.
May 1, 2012
Homicide: 1600 Block of Kenilworth Avenue, NE
(Washington, DC)-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating the homicide which occurred in the 1600 block of Kenilworth Avenue, NE.
On Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at approximately 1:20 am, units from the Sixth District responded to the 1600 block of Kenilworth Avenue, NE for the report of a stabbing. Upon their arrival and after a search of the area, they located an adult male suffering multiple stab wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel transported the victim to a local hospital where he subsequently succumbed to his wounds and was pronounced dead.
The decedent has been identified as 34 year-old Lamont Antonio Devore of Northeast, Washington, DC.
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.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at (202) 727-9099. Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.