Boy stabbed on Metro train near Capitol Hill dies

Police say the 15-year-old boy stabbed Friday inside an Orange Line Metro train near the Capitol has died.

15-year-old Jaquar McNair of Southeast D.C. succumbed to his injuries Saturday. 

A 15-year-old girl is in custody after the stabbing Friday afternoon.

She now faces a First Degree Murder charge after being initially charged with assault with intent to kill. 

Police say they found McNair unconscious and suffering from a stab wound at 12:37 p.m. Friday inside the Capitol South Metro station at 355 1st Street Southeast. Investigators determined that the stabbing took place inside an Orange Line rail car.

Police say they found the suspect a few blocks from the Metro station. 

The boy was taken to a nearby hospital, where he died. 

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