Suspect identified in killing of Mawuli Kocuvie

Police charged Samuel Davis, 59, with first-degree murder for the death of a Mawuli Kocuvie, 53.

At 10:04 p.m. on Oct. 28, police arrived at the 1700 block of Benning Rd., NE, where they found Kocuvie’s body inside of a residence.

An autopsy conducted on Oct. 29 determined the cause of death was asphyxiation.

A hearing is scheduled for Nov. 14 at 9:30 a.m.

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