Woman Found Murdered on 12th Street SE [UPDATED]

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At about 6:43 p.m. Sunday night, Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) officers found a woman inside a home on the 700 block of 12th Street SE. Although initial reports indicated that the woman had died of blunt-force trauma, MPD announced later that the cause of death was a gunshot wound.

DC Fire and Emergency Services (FEMS) responded, but the victim showed no signs of life and was later transferred to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

The decedent has been identified as 40 year-old Wykeena Ferguson of Southeast DC.

Anyone who has knowledge of this incident should please contact the First District Detectives Unit at 202-299-2025, or the Command Information Center at 202-727-9099.  Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s Text Tip Line by sending a text message to 50411.

MPD offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia.

 

 

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MPD offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia.