60-Year-Old Hayes Osei Dennis Killed in SW DC Stabbing Thursday Evening

A stabbing Thursday evening in Southwest DC killed Hayes Osei Dennis, a 60-year-old Fort Washington man.

According to a homicide reward poster released Friday afternoon, MPD responde at about 7 p.m. Thursday night to the unit block of Q Street Southwest for a report of a shooting. Once there, they found Dennis suffering from a stab wound. A press release from MPD states that Dennis was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

A press release from MPD, and the poster, are below

July 20, 2012

Homicide: Unit Block of Q Street, S.W.

(Washington, DC)-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating the fatal stabbing which occurred at the unit block of Q Street, S.W.

On Thursday, July 19, 2012, at approximately 7:01 pm units from the First District responded to the unit block of Q Street, SW in reference to an assault. Upon arrival, they located an adult male who was unconscious and unresponsive suffering from an apparent stab wound. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel transported the victim to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

The decedent is identified as 60 year-old Hayes Osei Dennis of Fort Washington, Maryland.

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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