D.C. police arrest NW man in homicide

June 15

D.C. police arrested a man Friday night in connection with an earlier undetermined death that has now been ruled a homicide, according to a police statement Sunday.

Police from the Sixth District arrested 21-year-old Jeffery Bernard Neal of Northwest D.C. and charged him with second-degree murder.

The victim, 22-year old Leon Young of Northwest D.C., was found dead in the 1800 block of 8th street N.W. The chief medical examiner determined that Young died from blunt force injuries, the statement said.

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