Maryland man dead after stabbing in Southwest DC

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WASHINGTON — A man is dead after being stabbed in Southwest D.C. Friday morning.

D.C. police said they were called to Forrester Street near Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue around 2 a.m.

When they arrived, they found 57-year-old Rory Felton of Temple Hills, Maryland, inside a house. He was unconscious, unresponsive and suffering from multiple stab wounds.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police do not have a suspect yet.

Homicide detectives are investigating.

Below is a map of the area where the stabbing occurred.

WTOP’s William Vitka and Abigail Constantino contributed to this report.

Joslyn Chesson

Joslyn Chesson is a producer at WTOP. She was born and raised in Alexandria, Virginia and graduated in May 2017 from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, where she studied Media Studies and Spanish Language.

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