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Margery Magill, 27, was stabbed to death by walking a dog in Washington, DC, on Tuesday night in what, according to police, was a random attack

Intern, 27, is kneaded to death by a man who & # 39; has randomly attacked her & # 39; while walking a dog in Washington, DC

  • Margery Magill, 27, was stabbed to death in Washington, DC on Tuesday evening
  • Police say 24-year-old Eliyas Aregahegne randomly attacked Magill while walking a dog for a family that hired her through the Rover app
  • Aregahegne was arrested and charged with first-degree murder
  • Neighbors heard Magill scream and ran outside to see her lying on the sidewalk
  • The victim from Yuba City, California, did an internship in DC this summer
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A 27-year-old woman was stabbed to death while walking a dog in Washington, DC, according to what the police called a random attack.

Margery Magill, a California resident who interned the capital for the summer, suffered several stab wounds and bled on the sidewalk just before 9 p.m. on Tuesday

Police say 24-year-old Eliyas Aregahegne randomly turned to Magill while walking a dog for a family that hired her through the Rover app.

Aregahegne is accused of murder in the first degree while he is armed. Police said the incident did not appear to be an attempted theft or sexual assault, and there was nothing to indicate that he was under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

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Margery Magill, 27, was stabbed to death by walking a dog in Washington, DC, on Tuesday night in what, according to police, was a random attack

Margery Magill, 27, was stabbed to death by walking a dog in Washington, DC, on Tuesday night in what, according to police, was a random attack

The Magill family said the California resident (left) had done an internship in DC this summer

The Magill family said the California resident (left) had done an internship in DC this summer

The Magill family said the California resident (left) had done an internship in DC this summer

Chris Chambers, who lives on the street where the attack took place, said he ran outside after hearing someone shout and shout & # 39; Oh no! & # 39;

& # 39; Came down and came out with my wife and all we saw was a dog across the street with a leash and no human and we knew something was wrong, & # 39; Chambers said NBC4.

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& # 39; We looked down and found the young lady on the sidewalk in front of our house bleeding. & # 39;

The police arrested 24-year-old Eliyas Aregahegne for the murder in northwest Washington

The police arrested 24-year-old Eliyas Aregahegne for the murder in northwest Washington

The police arrested 24-year-old Eliyas Aregahegne for the murder in northwest Washington

Magill recently graduated from the Davis campus of the University of California and worked as an intern in DC while sitting next to Rover.

& # 39; It is absolutely tragic. I still can't wrap my head around it, & # 39; the victim's sister, Raeann Magill, told NBC4.

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& # 39; You know, walking a dog and being attacked like that. How can anyone even understand that? I mean, it's really tragic and I even think to myself, why do they? & # 39;

The family said that Magill had a passion for animals and loved traveling.

She also loved living in DC, according to her sister.

& # 39; She loved the city. She loved the energy. She really wanted to build her career here and thrive on the energy that Washington was, & Raeann said.

Magill grew up in Yuba City and recently graduated from the University of California, Davis

Magill grew up in Yuba City and recently graduated from the University of California, Davis

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Magill grew up in Yuba City and recently graduated from the University of California, Davis

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