REGIONAL BRIEFING

REGIONAL BRIEFING

Sunday, September 24, 2006

D.C. CRIME

SE Man Found Stabbed to Death

A 50-year-old Southeast Washington man was found fatally stabbed early yesterday in the hallway of his apartment building, D.C. police said.

Police discovered Dion Towles about 3:30 a.m. with stab wounds to the neck after authorities were called to the second floor of the building in the 1200 block of Talbert Street. He was taken to Washington Hospital Center, where he was pronounced dead about an hour later.

Investigators reported no motive in the slaying.

-- Clarence Williams

Baltimore TUNNEL SECURITY

Man With Camera Questioned

A 24-year-old Israeli citizen fascinated with Baltimore's Inner Harbor tunnel system sparked security concerns Friday night after a motorist spotted him photographing the Fort McHenry Tunnel.

Maryland State Police said the incident occurred about 6:30 p.m. after officials at the Maryland Coordination and Analysis Center received a call reporting that someone in a van with Connecticut license plates was videotaping or photographing the tunnel as he drove through.


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