Police make an arrest in the murder of a 51-year-old man

Almost three weeks after a fatal Southeast stabbing took the life of a 51-year-old man, police announced the arrest of suspect Kenneth Rice.

Officers say Rice, 31, was allegedly responsible for Wise’s murder on March 11 in the 1800 block of Bruce Pl., SE.

According to police, officers arrived on the scene and found Wise’s body with apparent stab wounds.Wise was pronounced dead on the scene.

Rice is being held without bond as he faces second-degree murder while armed charges.

He is expected in court April 13 for a preliminary hearing.


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