Woman stabbed in D.C. pronounced dead at hospital

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WASHINGTON, DC – Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Tuesday, August 31, 2021, in the 5000 Block of 1st Street, Northwest.

At approximately 4:49 pm, members of the Fourth District responded to the listed location for a report of a stabbing. Upon their arrival, members located an adult female, in a residential building, suffering from apparent puncture wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to an area hospital for treatment. After all life-saving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced dead.

The decedent has been identified as 28 year-old Brittanie Clark, of Northwest, DC.

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