Kenneth Jackson’s death ruled ‘justifiable homicide’

The Metropolitan Police Department has reclassified the death of Kenneth Jackson as justifiable homicide, and the case has been closed.

Jackson’s death was changed from homicide to “justifiable homicide” after a it was determined that the sole suspect in the case had a valid claim of self defense, MPD spokesperson Aquita Brown told D.C. Witness Monday. Jackson’s death was reclassified by MPD and the U.S. Attorney’s office on July 14.

Jackson was found by MPD a little after 1 a.m. on April 26, suffering from a stab wound. He was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.


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