Man arrested in killing of D.C. woman

A D.C. man has been arrested in connection with the slaying of a woman who was found unconscious inside an apartment in Southeast on Thursday night, authorities said.

Kevin McDarin Johnson, 51, was arrested Friday and charged with murder in the slaying of 48-year-old Detra Martin, who was found unconscious inside an apartment in the 800 block of Southern Avenue SE Thursday night and later pronounced dead at the hospital. Police said in a news release that Martin had been strangled.

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