Contractor stabbed to dying whereas inspecting DC bridge


WASHINGTON — Police within the nation’s capital say a contractor engaged on the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge has been stabbed to dying.

Police Chief Peter Newsham tells reporters that 62-year-old Robert Bolich, of Alexandria, Virginia, was attacked Thursday afternoon on one of many bridge’s pedestrian walkways and pronounced useless at a hospital.

The police chief stated authorities didn’t but know the motive as of that afternoon, however a suspect was arrested on the scene. Police later introduced that 42-year-old Lance Ammons, of no mounted deal with, was being charged with first-degree homicide whereas armed within the assault.

Authorities didn’t instantly launch further particulars in regards to the case. It’s unclear whether or not Ammons has a lawyer.

Bolich labored for HNTB Corp., a development administration agency. Spokesman Christian Munso says HNTB is cooperating with authorities.