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Olijawon Griffin murder: Suspects in fatal Metro stabbing head to court

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It will be “several hours” before the nine suspects in the case of the stabbing death of an 18-year-old man at the Woodley Park Metro station in Washington over the weekend are arraigned Monday, ABC7 has learned.

Olijawon Griffin, 18, of Olney, Md. died from stab wounds. (Family photo)

Police say 18-year-old Olijawon Griffin was stabbed to death early Saturday by a group of youths inside the station after being robbed earlier that night in Adams Morgan.

Investigators say eight of the accused teens face assault and/or robbery charges. A ninth suspect, just 17 years old, faces a murder charge.

Police say a 17-year-old suspect charged with murder has also been charged with aggravated assault and a robbery charge related to the second stabbing victim, who survived.

Decisions are currently being made on whether to charge anyone else in the group as adults.

Griffin was a 2012 graduate of Sherwood High School in Sandy Spring where he was a football player.

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