- Associated Press - Thursday, February 12, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) - District of Columbia police have identified a man found stabbed to death in an upscale hotel and released images of a person of interest in the case.

The Metropolitan Police Department identified the man killed as 30-year-old David Messerschmitt. Messerschmitt’s body was found around 11:15 a.m. Tuesday inside a room at the Donovan, a boutique hotel in northwest Washington. Messerschmitt had been stabbed multiple times.

Messerschmitt was an attorney at a firm specializing in intellectual property law and lived on Capitol Hill with his wife. His family had reported him missing early Tuesday.

Police released surveillance video of a person of interest in the killing Wednesday. The person is shown wearing a hooded sweatshirt and trying to cover his or her face.

___

Watch the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uFggi_25c84&feature;=youtu.be

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More

Click to Hide