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reported events that occurred at 708 Kennedy Street Northwest on August 18th, 2019

A fire in an unlicensed boarding house led to the smoke inhalation deaths of 40-year-old Fitsum Kebede and 9-year-old Yafet Solomen. The landlord, James Walker, was indicted for charges of second-degree murder, involuntary manslaughter, and 41 criminal fire and housing code violations.

https://www.justice.gov/usao-dc/pr/owner-unlicensed-dc-row-house-indicted-murder-connection-fatal-fire

Owner of Unlicensed D.C. Row House Indicted for Murder in Connection with Fatal Fire

WASHINGTON – James G. Walker, 61, the owner of a commercially zoned row house at 708 Kennedy Street, N.W., was arraigned by Superior Court of the District of Columbia Judge Ronna L. Beck on two counts


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