Thursday, March 23, 2017

Victim in Homicide in 600 Block of 14th St. Identified as Corrina Mehiel

Corrina Mehiel in a Facebook profile photo

At 4:19 p.m. on Tuesday Metropolitan Police Department officers responded to a report of an unconscious person inside a residence in the 600 block of 14th Street. The officers found an adult female suffering from multiple stab wounds. An emergency medical crew responded, but the victim was deceased. She was later identified as 34 year old Corrina Mehiel, of Brunsville, North Carolina. An artist, Ms. Mehiel was temporarily living in the District to work on an art project.


Police have arrested a suspect and located Ms. Mehiel's car.


The victim's missing car

Ms. Mehiel's body was tied up when discovered, and police have said there were no signs of forced entry. MPD seeks the public's help in locating Mehiel's missing vehicle. It's a blue four door 2004 Toyota Prius with Kentucky License plate 722 RMY. It has a yellow bumper sticker under the license plate.

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Here's a close-up showing the location of the bumper sticker

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MPD seeks to identify this person of interest

Police are asking for the public's help to identify the man shown in the video still above. They are calling him a person of interest, and the image is from a store in the 5000 block of Garrett Avenue, Beltsville, MD.

MPD is offering a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone who provides information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person (or persons) responsible for Ms. Mehiel's murder. If you have information about this crime please call police at 202-727-9099, or text the info to 50411. You can use either method anonymously.

MPD held a press conference yesterday to discuss the homicide investigation. The video is below, along with links to new coverage.

MPD's press conference 

1 comment:

pat said...

If this man killed a helpless woman, he will find few jurors sympathetic to him.
I imagine cases like this roll on the forensics, but, it won't be a tough case to prosecute.