Juvenile charged in fatal stabbing in Southeast DC

A teenager has been charged with second-degree murder in the fatal stabbing of a D.C. man.

It happened around 8:20 p.m. Monday in the 1600 block of R Street Southeast.

Dameon Yates, 41, of Southeast had “apparent lacerations” and showed no signs of life when officers found him, D.C. police said.

On Tuesday, police charged a 16-year-old juvenile from Southeast with second-degree murder while armed (knife).

A map of where the fatal stabbing occurred is below.



Ivy Lyons

Ivy Lyons is a digital journalist for WTOP.com. Since 2018, they have worked on Capitol Hill, at NBC News in Washington, and with WJLA in Washington.

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