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Posted at 08:41 AM ET, 12/23/2011

Arrest in woman’s August killing in the District

WASHINGTON — D.C. police have made an arrest in the August slaying of a woman who was found fatally stabbed in Northwest Washington.

Detectives arrested 54 year-old Maurice Leo Hawkins on Thursday afternoon and charged him with second-degree murder while armed.

The victim, 56-year-old Barbara Ann Lloyd, was found unconscious when police responded on Aug. 8 to the 1100 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, NW.

Police did not release further details. It’s not clear if the suspect has an attorney.

By the Associated Press  |  08:41 AM ET, 12/23/2011

Categories:  The District

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