One Dead, One Arrested in Fatal SE DC Stabbing

A 30-year-old man was fatally stabbed in Southeast DC late Thursday night, according to MPD homicide detectives.

The victim has been identified as Jodie Ward. A 30-year-old woman is in custody in connection with the case. She’s been identified as Felicia Jones.

A press release from MPD is below.

Arrest Made in the Homicide: 1100 Block of Eaton Road, SE

(Washington, DC)-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating the fatal stabbing which occurred in the 1100 block of Eaton Road, SE.

On Thursday, October 20, 2011 at approximately 11:02 pm, units from the Seventh District responded to the 1100 block of Eaton Road, SE to investigate the report of an unconscious person. Upon their arrival, they located an unconscious and unresponsive male suffering from a stab wound. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded to the scene and determined that the victim had no signs consistent with life and was pronounced dead by a member of the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the District of Columbia.

The decedent has been identified as 30 year-old Jodie Ward, with no fixed address.

On Thursday, October 20, 2011, members of the Homicide Branch arrested 30-year-old Felicia Dianne Jones of Southeast Washington, DC, charging her with Murder II while Armed.

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