Thursday, May 19, 2016

Memorial for Dimas Fuentes-Lazo, 800 block Kennedy Street NW, DC

From a DC police report: Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal stabbing that occurred in the 800 block of Kennedy Street, NW, Washington DC, on Saturday, April 23, 2016. At approximately 10:23 pm, members of the Fourth District responded to a call for stabbing. Upon arrival on the scene, members located an adult male suffering from apparent multiple stab wounds. The victim was transported to an area hospital where all lifesaving efforts failed and he was pronounced dead. The decedent has been identified as Dimas Fuentes-Lazo, 38, of Northwest, DC.

This memorial to Mr. Fuentes-Lazo is in the Petworth neighborhood.

Thank you to my friend and colleague, photographer/educator/optimist Kristian Whipple, who lives very near this site and alerted me to its presence.

Peace in the 'hood. Peace to all.

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