Document: Arrest Made in Homicide

Metropolitan Police Department detectives made an arrest in a homicide that occurred on Aug. 14, on the 3900 block of 4th Street, SE.

At approximately 9:45 p.m., officers located 41-year-old Cynthia Stewart suffering from apparent stab wounds inside of a residence. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

On Aug. 25, 45-year-old Alexis Hawkins was arrested and charged with second degree murder while armed.