Police charged Daniel Scott with murder

Police have charged 35-year-old Daniel Scott with murder for the alleged murder of James Neal, 54.

According to police, Neal was found in the unit block of M Street, SE, suffering from a stab wound on November 21 a little before 8 p.m. Neal was taken to the hospital, and police arrested Scott an hour later. Neal died the following day, and police charged Scott with first-degree murder while armed.

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