Document: Police Make Arrest in Murder Case

The Metropolitan Police Department’s (MPD) Homicide Branch made an arrest for a homicide that occurred on Aug. 8 on the 1900 block of Good Hope Road, SE.

At around 8 a.m. on Aug. 8, officers responded to a residence at the listed location for a welfare check.

An unconscious and unresponsive adult female, now identified at 40-year-old Latasha Estep, was found suffering from multiple puncture wounds.

She was confirmed deceased on the scene.

The offense has been ruled a homicide and domestic in nature.

A 39-year-old male, of Southeast, DC, has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder while armed.

The man was on pretrial release for a domestic-violence related assault at the time of the murder.

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