A lady charged with first-degree homicide in reference to a lethal stabbing in Maryland has been recognized because the adopted daughter of former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations John Negroponte.
Sophia Negroponte, 27, was arrested Thursday night time within the dying of 24-year-old Yousuf Rasmussen. WTTG reported that Rasmussen was pronounced useless on the scene within the suburb of Rockville shortly after 11 p.m.
Police sources informed the station that Negroponte and Rasmussen have been acquaintances who had been concerned in a disagreement. Anybody with details about the case is requested to name 240-773-5070.
John Negroponte served as an envoy to Honduras, Mexico, the Philippines and Iraq over a diplomatic profession spanning the higher a part of 5 a long time. He served as deputy nationwide safety adviser beneath President Ronald Reagan and have become ambassador to the U.N. within the days after the Sept. 11, 2001 terror assaults.
Negroponte served in that place till June 2004 and was named U.S. ambassador to Iraq the next month. In 2005, Negroponte turned the first-ever Director of Nationwide Intelligence and was named deputy secretary of state in February 2007, a place he held for the rest of the George W. Bush administration.
A 2007 Washington Post profile famous that Negroponte and his spouse Diana had adopted 5 “orphaned or deserted Honduran youngsters.” The story quoted Sophia, then 13, as saying: “I used to be the final to be adopted.”