WASHINGTON, DC – Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch have announced an arrest has been made in a homicide that occurred on Wednesday, August 18, 2021, in the 1400 block of Brentwood Parkway, Northeast.
At approximately 3:11 pm, members of the School Security Division were assisting with Safe Passage when they were alerted to an altercation at the listed location. Upon arrival, members located juvenile male suffering from stab wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries. After all life-saving efforts failed, the victim succumbed to their injuries and was pronounced dead. The suspect was apprehended by responding officers.
The decedent has been identified as 15-year-old Kemon Payne, of Southeast, DC.
On Wednesday, August 18, 2021, a 16-year-old juvenile male, of Southwest, DC, was arrested and charged with Second Degree Murder while Armed.-+