Park Named for Slain Teen Opens

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    File photo of 19 year old Diamond Teague killed Oct 9, 2003.

    D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty joined members of a nonprofit youth organization to open a park named for a teenager slain in 2003.

    The Diamond Teague Park and Marina officially opened today.

    Teague was a member of the Earth Conservation Corps, a nonprofit organization whose members restore and clean the Anacostia River and surrounding areas. Corps members will be managers of the marina and serve as dock hands.

    The park cost $8 million and is across from Nationals Park.

    The marina, which lets baseball fans get to the stadium by water taxi, opened in April.

    Teague's 2003 death remains unsolved.