On Monday, November 29, 2010, shortly after 1:00 pm, units from the Third District were dispatched to the rear of the 1000 block of Fairmont Street, NW, to investigate the report of an unconscious female. Upon arrival, the units discovered the unconscious female in the alley. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded to the scene and determined that death was apparent. The victim was pronounced dead on the scene and subsequently transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, who ruled the manner of death a homicide.
The decedent, a missing person from Prince George’s County, MD, is identified as 17-year-old Ebony Franklin of the 4600 block of Pistachio Lane, Capitol Heights, MD.