A 23-year-old was arrested late Wednesday in connection with the fatal stabbing of a recently engaged woman near her home in the District of Columbia's Logan Circle neighborhood, police said Thursday. She died after seeking help at a nearby takeout restaurant. Her body was found last month.
"In the winter-time we change the course because it's just not safe to run around the mall because it's too dark", said Brenda Browning, who started the running group seven years ago.
Police said Crawford is not homeless, has been uncooperative with them, and Martinez was not robbed.
Police say surveillance video and tips from the public helped them track down the suspect, Anthony Crawford of Northwest D.C., to a park near 14th and Girard streets Wednesday night. We also want to encourage the community to please contact the police with any information that may lead to finding justice for Wendy.
Crawford, the person said, went by the street name "Fatz Gleezy".
Individuals on the scene tried their best to stop the blood flow as the suspect fled the scene, dropping the murder weapon and stripping off her mustard yellow sweater and socks along the way.More news: Chelsea boss Sarri confirms three big names players will miss PAOK clash
Martinez was the chief of staff for a government affairs company.
Chief Newsham said police are searching for a black male wearing a mustard-coloured shirt, dark sweat trousers rolled up to his ankle and white sandals with white socks.
Cora, her mother, however, confided that she had already forgiven the murderer of his daughter: "My heart is broken into a thousand pieces, but I have forgiven this man. (...) My heart has no room for hatred and bitterness".
Martinez, the chief of staff at the software and data company FiscalNote, had just gotten engaged a week before her murder. "This is a woman who should have been going to work today".
Martinez's family released the following statement Wednesday night, however did not speak during a press conference on Thursday.