Death of man stabbed in 2009 ruled a homicide

A man stabbed in an assault in 2009 died this past June, and his cause of death has been ruled a homicide.

Police announced Tuesday that the death of 39-year-old Jose Lopez on June 14 was the result of complications from multiple stab wounds sustained in a 2009 assault.

The police are now investigating the homicide, which stemmed from the initial stabbing on April 18, 2009 in the 1400 block of 8th Street, NW.

 

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