Document: Suspect Wanted for Murder

The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) is asking for the public’s help locating a suspect in connection with a homicide from earlier this month that, according to a press release, detectives’ investigation revealed to be domestic in nature.

At around 2:08 a.m. on May 10, officers responded to the 2600 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, SE, for the report of an unconscious person, according to a press release.

There, they found 47-year-old Georgette Banks in a residential building suffering from an apparent stab wound. She was pronounced dead on the scene.

The suspect, 52-year-old David Maurice Rhodes, is wanted for first-degree murder while armed.