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Police Seek Suspect in Weekend Northeast Killing

Police are looking for a man they think was involved in a fatal stabbing that left one man dead in Northeast Saturday.

On Saturday, Feb. 24, at approximately 3:19 p.m., Fifth District officers went to Maryland Avenue and Bladensburg Road NE. When they arrived, they found a man suffering from a stab wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital, where after all life-saving efforts failed, he was pronounced dead.

The decedent has been identified as 53-year-old Christopher King, of no fixed address.

The suspect was captured by nearby surveillance cameras and can be seen in the photos above.

The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) currently offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone who provides information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for each 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 sending a text message to 50411.

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