Tajuana Lynn Hooks Killed in NW D.C., Police Arrest Keiva Hooks

A 54-year-old woman found dead early Thursday morning when police responded to a call for an aggravated assault, MPD said Thurday.

The woman, identified by police as Tajuana Lynn Hooks, was found at 5:20 a.m. unconscious and unresponsive in the 1300 block of Columbia Road Northwest.

Police have arrested Keiva Hooks, 30, on suspicion of second-degree murder while armed in connection with Hooks’ death. NBC Washington reports that Keiva Hooks is the daughter of Tajuana Lynn Hooks.

A press release from MPD is after the jump.

Arrest Made in Homicide: 1300 Block of Columbia Road, Northwest

(Washington, DC) – Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch have announced an arrest has been made in the homicide which occurred in the 1300 block of Columbia Road, Northwest.

On Thursday, July 31, 2014, at approximately 5:20 am, members from the Third District responded to a call for an aggravated assault in the 1300 block of Columbia Road, Northwest. Upon arrival, they located one adult female unconscious and unresponsive and another with non-life threatening injuries. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded and transported one victim to a local hospital. The decedent was subsequently transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the District of Columbia where an autopsy will be performed to determine the cause and manner of death.

The decedent has been identified as 54 year-old Tajuana Lynn Hooks.

On Thursday, July 31, 2014, at approximately 6:06 pm, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, members of the Homicide Branch arrested 30 year-old Keiva Hooks of Northwest, Washington, DC, charging her with Second Degree Murder While Armed in connection to this homicide.

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