UPDATE: Man arrested for murder of woman found in burning car

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Police arrested a man for the murder of a 23-year-old woman whose body was found in a burning car in December 2017, officials say.

Police responded to the 800 block of Adrian Street, Southeast around 7:21 p.m. and say they found a vehicle on fire. Once the fire was extinguished, authorities say an unconscious and unresponsive woman was discovered inside suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. D.C. Fire and medics responded to the scene and determined there were no signs of life.

Police have identified the victim as 23-year-old Kerrice Lewis of Hyattsville, Maryland.

Police say they arrested 23-year-old Ashton Briscoe of Northeast, D.C. Saturday and charged him with first degree murder while armed.

The case remains under investigation.