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

Victim's former boyfriend considered armed and dangerous



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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.