WASHINGTON (DC News Now) — The Metropolitan Police Department made an arrest in a murder that happened in 1993.
The killing took place on Oct. 21 of that year near 4th and Trenton streets SE. Police found 39-year-old Debra McManus’ body in a wooded area in that location. An autopsy showed that McManus died by asphyxiation after someone strangled her.
Police identified William Ransford, who is now 58 years old, as a suspect in the case. They arrested him on Thursday and charged him with Second-degree Murder.