Fatally shot woman marks eighth homicide in D.C. in 2018

On Jan. 26 a woman was shot to death in Southeast D.C. The homicide registers as the eighth homicide in the city in 2018.

According to the Metropolitan Police Department, at approximately 8:28 p.m. officers found Bernadette King, a resident of Southeast D.C., suffering from apparent gunshot wounds on the 2400 block of Elvans Road, SE. The Office of the Medical Examiner declared King, 49, dead at the scene.

Police are offering a $25,000 reward for any information that leads to an arrest and a conviction on this homicide and any other homicide in D.C.


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