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Man Charged With Murder in Deadly Fight in Pleasant Plains

by Tim Regan August 27, 2015 at 1:30 pm 0

Police CarA man has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder in connection with a deadly fight that occurred in Pleasant Plains last weekend.

D.C. Police announced this afternoon that 24-year-old Milkiyas Bayisa of Adelphi, Md., was arrested and charged with second-degree murder for allegedly killing 35 year-old Kassahun Abebe Edo of Irving, Texas, during a fight.

Police responded to a report of a fight on the 700 block of Fairmont Street NW on Aug. 22 at approximately 3:00 a.m. When officers arrived, they found Edo on the ground and unconscious.

Police say that during the fight, Edo was assaulted, fell to the ground and hit his head on the curb.

Though Edo was transported from the scene to a hospital, he died the next day.

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