A 24-year-old man is accused of killing a stranger who walked with a dog in an attack in Washington DC.
Eliyas Aregahegne arrested on Wednesday Tuesday's deadly attack on Margery Magill, 27.
According to the police, around 8:50 pm the police were called to report to an unconscious person on Irving Street NW and found Magill several puncture wounds. Nearby residents provided medical help before being taken to hospital and died.
Magill worked as a walker when she was stabbed.
"Margery was a young professional" Newsham said at a Wednesday news conference that a motive had not been determined, and the police chief said that this was the case with detectives found no evidence that the attack was attempting one Robbery or sexual assault. He rarely mentioned the type of attack.
Aregahegne seems to be alien to Magill, Newsham said. He said the investigators had no information that it was drugs or alcohol.
Detective officers pursued Aregahegne to a nearby residence where he was arrested Tuesday night. He was charged on Wednesday morning, Newsham said. The police chief said that the number of video cameras in the area played a key role in the arrest.
Chris Chambers, who lives near the deadly knife stab, told NBC Washington that he heard "a scream and then a". Oh no! & # 39; and then another cry, "and that he and his wife went out and found a dog with a leash.
When they saw the animal," we knew something was wrong, "and they looked down and saw That the young woman was bleeding, Chambers said.
Raeann Magill called her sister's death "absolutely tragic" and told the ward that it was difficult to understand how her sister could be stabbed while walking with a dog. "How can you fathom that at all? I mean, it's really tragic and I even think, why you?
Her family told the broadcaster that she grew up on a small ranch in California.
"She loved the city. She loved the energy. She really wanted to build her career here and live off the energy that was Washington, DC, "Raeann Magill said.
Newsham said that Aregahegne had a criminal past, but he did not go into details on Wednesday Detained in late Wednesday, a prison official said it was not immediately clear if he had a lawyer.