MPD Corrects Press Release on Arrest in Miguel Drullard Homicide

A press release issued by MPD earlier today has been corrected, excluding language that said Miguel Drullard was shot.

The release states that 16-year-old Christian Navarette-Rivas has been arrested in connection with the case.

The newly issued press release is after the jump.

October 20, 2011

Arrest Made in the Homicide of Miguel Angel Drullard, Jr.

( Washington , DC )-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch have announced that an arrest was made in the homicide which occurred in the 4400 block of 14th Street, NW .

On Thursday October 6, 2011, at approximately 3:47 pm, units from the Fourth District responded to the 4400 block of 14th Street, NW to investigate the report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle that left the scene. Upon their arrival, they located a male lying in the street that was unconscious and unresponsive. Personnel from DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was subsequently pronounced dead.

The decedent has been identified as 22 year-old Miguel Angel Drullard, Jr. of Northwest, DC.

On Thursday, October 20, 2011, members of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested 16-year-old Christian Navarette-Rivas of Riverdale , MD pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant charging him as an adult with Second Degree Murder while Armed.

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