MPDC - Metropolitan Police Department

08/22/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 08/23/2019 02:55

Arrest Made in a Homicide: Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Homicide Branch have announced an arrest has been made in a homicide that occurred on Thursday, August 22, 2019, on the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge.

At approximately 2:30 pm, members of the First District responded to the listed location for the report of a stabbing. Upon arrival, members located an adult male suffering from multiple stab wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to an area hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries. After all lifesaving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced dead.

The decedent has been identified as 62 year-old Robert Bolich, of Alexandria, VA.

On Thursday, August 22, 2019, 42 year-old Lance Ammons, of no fixed address, was arrested and charged with First Degree Murder while Armed.