Arrest in Stabbing Death of Marcellus Terrell Bailey

MPD reports an arrest in the death of 24-year-old Marcellus Terrell Bailey, who died of a stabbing on Aug. 3.

Davon Holmes, a 28-year-old of Northwest DC, was arrested today on suspicion of second-degree murder while armed. A press release from MPD is below.

Arrest Made in the Homicide of Marcellus Bailey

( Washington , DC )-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch have announced that an arrest has been made in the fatal stabbing of Marcellus Bailey.

On Wednesday, August 3, 2011, at approximately 2:45 am, units from the Fourth District responded to the 5300 block of 8th Street, NW to investigate the report of a stabbing. Upon their arrival, they observed a male suffering from a laceration to his body. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

The decedent was identified as 24 year-old Marcellus Terrell Bailey of Northwest, DC.

On Friday, September 9, 2011, at approximately 6:40 am, members of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested and charged 28-year-old Davon Holmes of Northwest, DC, with Murder Two While Armed pursuant to an arrest warrant.

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