FiscalNote’s Wendy Martinez Killed in Logan Circle Stabbing

Police seek suspect caught on video

Wendy Martinez
Wendy Martinez
Posted September 19, 2018 at 2:07pm

FiscalNote Chief of Staff Wendy Martinez was killed Tuesday night in a stabbing near Logan Circle, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.

“The entire FiscalNote family is shocked and deeply saddened to learn that Wendy Martinez, our Chief of Staff, was killed last night,” CEO Tim Hwang said in a statement. “Wendy was an invaluable member of our team and a vibrant member of the community. Our thoughts and prayers are with Wendy’s family and friends.”

Just before 8 p.m. Tuesday, officers from the third district responded to the 1400 block of 11th Street Northwest, where they found Martinez, who had suffered multiple stab wounds, according to a department press release. Fire and EMS responders transported Martinez to a local hospital, where life-saving measures were exhausted and she was pronounced dead.

Homicide detectives seek information relating to a suspect caught on video. MPD is offering a $25,000 reward for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of Martinez’s killer.

FiscalNote finalized the acquisition of CQ Roll Call from The Economist Group on Aug. 20.