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Arrest Made in the Homicide of Alicia Wheeler


This notice comes to us from  Officer A.B. Clay:

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch announced yesterday that an arrest has been made in the fatal stabbing of Alicia Wheeler.


On Tuesday, September 13, 2011, at approximately 3:09 pm, an officer from the Fifth District was flagged down in the 1200 block of Neal Street, NE to investigate the report of a stabbing.  Upon arrival, the officer observed a female suffering from multiple lacerations to her body. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital where she succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead.


The decedent was identified as 42 year-old Alicia Wheeler of Northeast, DC.


The Metropolitian Police Departments 5th District Officers apprehended the suspect, identified as 48-year-old Claude Kinney of Northeast DC, in the 2300 block of New York Avenue, NE, and he was charged with First Degree Murder While Armed.