Hall, 38, died from on Sept. 10 a stab wound the night before. He was found at approximately 11:07 pm, Sept. 9, at the intersection of 1st and Brandywine Streets Southeast.
MPD’s full press release on Sweeney’s arrest is below:
September 20, 2014
Arrest Made in Homicide: 1st and Brandywine Streets, Southeast
(Washington, DC)-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch have announced an arrest has been made in the stabbing death of 38-year-old Edward Eugene Hall Jr., which occurred on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at approximately 11:07 pm, at the intersection of 1st and Brandywine Streets, Southeast.
On Friday, September 19, 2014, members of the Seventh District arrested 23-year-old Lennard Sweeney of Southwest, DC, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant charging him with First Degree Felony Murder while Armed in the death of Edward Eugene Hall Jr.