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Woman Killed in Northeast DC Stabbing: Police

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A woman was found fatally stabbed in a home in Northeast Washington, D.C., early Wednesday, police said.

Officers responded to the 1500 block of Benning Road NE about 3 a.m., the Metropolitan Police Department said.

Ladonia Boggs, 39, was found inside a resisidence with an apparent stab wound, police said. Boggs lived in Northeast D.C.

D.C. Fire and EMS responded to the scene and found no signs consistent with life. Boggs' body was taken to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, police said.

Police were investigating a courtyard near apartment buildings and had blocked the area off.

No information was immediately available on a potential suspect.

MPD is offering an award up to $25,000 for information in the case.

D.C. police had recorded 55 homicides this year in the District as of Tuesday, according to MPD data.

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