Police Make Arrests in Union Station Killing

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Union Station is pictured in a Dec. 2018 file photo. Image: CCN

Police have made two arrests in a homicide that happened on the metro platform at Union Station Sunday morning.

At around 8:18 a.m. Jan. 26, officers came to Union Station (700 First St. NE), after getting a report of a stabbing. When they got there, they found an adult male inside the building. He was suffering from a stab wound.

DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services (DC FEMS) responded to the scene and found no signs consistent with life.

The victim remained on the scene until being transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

The detectives’ investigation revealed that this offense was the result of a dispute between people who knew one another. The decedent has not yet been publicly identified.

UPDATE: On Monday afternoon, police identified the decedent as 20 year-old Anthony Williams, of no fixed address.

On Sunday, January 26, 2020, a 23 year-old man of no fixed address was arrested and charged with Second Degree Murder while Armed. A 29 year-old man, also of no fixed address, was arrested and charged with Accessory After the Fact.

In a statement, Metropolitan Police Department thanked the Metro Transit Police Department and Amtrak Police for their assistance with bringing this case to closure.