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21-year-old woman arrested in Donovan Hotel murder

David Messerschmitt was found dead in the Donovan Hotel on Feb. 10. He was last seen two days before. According to a search warrant, Messerschmitt was found laying on the floor with stab wounds to his back. Last week, his wife asked for the public's continued help in solving the case.

Wife of D.C. attorney found dead in hotel asks for help
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Man calls 911 over bar tab

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Former official admits charging gov’t for Las Vegas vacation

The ex-Public Buildings Service regional commissioner admitted to charging GSA for a vacation he took at the M Resort Spa Casino Las Vegas.

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