Document: Domestic Violence Homicide on Savannah Street

The Metropolitan Police Department announced an update to a homicide that occurred on Aug. 10 on the 200 block of Savannah Street, SE.

According to a press release, 52-year-old Leslie Simpson was found suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Police believe the death was domestic in nature.

During the investigation, detectives identified the suspect as 65-year-old Steven Dreher. Dreher was found dead in Laurel, Md from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.