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Old 08-23-2019, 06:06 AM
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Default DC police ID negro that stabbed WM, 62 contractor to death while inspecting bridge

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DC police ID man suspected of stabbing 62-year-old contractor to death on the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge

8/22/19

WASHINGTON - A suspect is in custody after he allegedly stabbed a 62-year-old contractor to death on the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge in the District on Thursday afternoon.

D.C. police say they found Robert Bolich suffering from multiple stab wounds when they responded to the scene.

"We found out he was suffering from multiple stab wounds. He was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. Officers out at the scene were able to quickly take a suspect into custody and that suspect has been placed under arrest," D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham said.

Police say they've charged 42-year-old Lance Ammons, who has no fixed address, with first-degree murder while armed.

Police are still trying to determine what led to the stabbing.

The bridge was closed while D.C. police investigated.

The bridge has since re-opened.

Bolich's company, HNTB, is is helping to build a $400 million replacement for the bridge, which connects Anacostia to the Navy Yard neighborhood.

The company has since released a statement:

All of us at HNTB are shocked and saddened by the sudden death of our colleague, Rob Bolich. Our hearts and thoughts are with his family and loved ones. We are fully cooperating with authorities as they investigate this tragic incident.


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Rob Bolich, AICP ENV SP
Sr Environmental Specialist/Project Mgr at HNTB
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Old 08-23-2019, 04:16 PM
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Man 'tried to fight off the devil,' before stabbing, killing contract worker on DC bridge
Friday, August 23rd 2019

WASHINGTON (ABC7) Police say the man who fatally stabbed a contract worker on Thursday afternoon believes he was told by the devil to do it.

The assailant, Lance Ammons, 42, was detained at the scene after witnesses attempted to save the victim's life.

Officials have identified the victim as 62-year-old Robert Bolich, who was a bridge inspector from Alexandria.

The incident happened on the South Capitol Street Bridge, also known as the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge, shortly after 2:30 p.m.

RELATED: Police: Man arrested, charged in connection with deadly stabbing on S. Capitol St. Bridge

Initially, DC Police Chief Peter Newsham said investigators were unsure of Ammons's motives. Court documents released on Friday state Ammons was walking across the bridge, saw Bolich, "and the devil told him to stab" him.

According to the documents, Ammons said he tried to fight off the devil but could not. He allegedly stabbed Bolich twice in the chest and twice in the lower body.

Friday afternoon a judge ordered Ammons to be held without bond. He has a prior conviction in DC for assaulting a police officer in 2007.

Per court documents he says he is homeless and lives in a "forest" near the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge, spending his days walking around DC alone.
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