Ernest Harkum stabbed to death on Southeast Washington street

A 44-year-old man was fatally stabbed Thursday night in Southeast Washington, according to D.C. police.

The incident occurred about 10:40 p.m. in the 900 block of Barnaby Street SE, in the Washington Highlands neighborhood near the Maryland line.

Police identified the man as Ernest Harkum, of Southeast. Police said he was found lying on the street and died later at an area hospital.

Police did not comment on a suspected motive. No arrests have been made. Authorities are offering a $25,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest and conviction. Anyone with information is urged to call 202-727-9099 or text the department’s tip line at 50411.

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