Homicide Watch D.C. Not Acquired By A News Organization, Will Close

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Homicide Watch D.C., what the Washington Post calls "a much-praised combination of true crime blog, case log, document dump and victim memorial," is closing tomorrow after chronicling hundreds of murders over the past four years. Everyone from Washington, D.C., Police Chief Cathy Lanier to victims' family members is lamenting the site's demise. Its creators, Laura and Chris Amico, wanted to find a new home for the site, which they created to "Mark every death. Remember every victim. Follow every case." After many conversations with news organizations, the Amicos found no takers. Sister Homicide . . .

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