Man Fatally Stabbed Near Kennedy Rec Center IDed as Dalontray Williams

A 19 year-old Northwest DC man died Thursday after being stabbed. MPD identified him Friday as Dalontray Williams.

According to a press release, authorities believe Williams was stabbed in the 1500 block of Seventh Street, NW. Police were called to the Kennedy Recreation Center, about a block away, where they found Williams in the lobby.

MPD’s press release is below.

January 27, 2012

Homicide: 1500 Block of Seventh Street, NW

(Washington, DC)-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating the fatal stabbing which occurred in the 1500 block of 7th Street, NW.

On Thursday, January 26, 2012, at approximately 7:12 pm, officers from the Third District responded to the 1400 block of Seventh Street, NW, to investigate the report of a stabbing. Upon their arrival, they observed an adult male in the lobby of the Kennedy Recreation Center suffering from a stab wound. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded to the scene and transported the victim to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Further investigation has revealed that the stabbing occurred in the 1500 block of Seventh Street, NW.

The decedent has been identified as 19 year-old Dalontray Williams of Northwest, Washington, DC.

The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to 25,000 to anyone that provides information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons wanted for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at (202) 727-9099. Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.

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