Update on Body Found in Columbia Heights

The Washington Post has updates about the body of a teenager which was found in a Columbia Heights alley, after a resident saw tennis shoes sticking out of a trash can:

D.C. Police identified the woman whose body was found in a trash receptacle in Northwest Washington on Monday as an 18-year-old Prince George’s County woman.

The woman, who had been stabbed repeatedly, was identified Tuesday as Ebony Franklin, of the 4600 block of Pistachio Lane in Capitol Heights.

Franklin’s death was ruled a homicide by the D.C. medical examiner’s office.

One local blogger tweeted this information regarding the case:

CM Graham says the victim found in Columbia Heights Alley yesterday was “reported missing from her home in suburban Maryland.”