At approximately 7:30 am, on Wednesday, June 7, 2006, Metropolitan Police were called to the rear of the 1600 block of Isherwood Street, NE, for the report of a stabbing. Upon arrival, officers located 39-year-old Dion Butler, of no fixed address, suffering from apparent multiple stab wounds to the body. He was taken to the Washington Hospital Center’s MedStar Unit and pronounced dead.
This homicide was closed on Tuesday, December 5, 2006, with the arrest of 21-year-old Rondell Penamon, of the 500 block of Edgewood Street, NE. He was charged with First Degree Murder While Armed.