Hunt for Suspect in D.C. Women's Shelter Killing

Victim's former boyfriend considered armed and dangerous

By Tonya LaFleur
|  Sunday, May 16, 2010  |  Updated 8:30 AM EDT
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Police Search for Women's Shelter Killer

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Metro Police have re-ignited the search for a man suspected of killing his former girlfriend outside a domestic violence shelter in northeast Washington.

On Jan. 28, 2009, Richard Morton allegedly stabbed 39-year-old Rachael Marie Culver, according to America’s Most Wanted.

Despite her injuries, officers say Culver was able to crawl inside the shelter and tell a friend who attacker her.

Morton and Culver dated on and off for years, according to AMW.

The 49-year-old Morton has a history of arrests for physical assaults, destruction of property and threats, authorities told the Washington Examiner.

Morton is 6-foot-2 and 240 pounds, and is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information about where police can find Morton, can call (202) 727-9099 or (888) 919-2746.

Metro Police are offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information leading to his arrest or conviction.

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