Friday, March 20, 2015

Poster for Thomas N. Deal | 1400 block of Cedar Street SE DC

From the DC police report: On Thursday, March 05, 2015, at approximately 1:11 a.m., members of the Seventh District received a call for the report of the sounds of gunshot in the 1400 block of Cedar Street, Southeast.  The officers responded to the area and located a male, identified as Thomas N. Deal, 33, unconscious and unresponsive, suffering from gunshot wounds.  The victim was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the District of Columbia.

According to historian John Muller, this slaying occurred on land that was originally part of Cedar Hill, Frederick Douglass' property.

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