This home may not be haunted in the traditional sense of the word, but its former owner, Viola Drath, was murdered in the bathroom. The Georgetown journalist and socialite was found dead in her bathroom in 2011 by her husband Albrecht Muth. Muth is the suspected killer, but his hunger strike has delayed the trial for Drath's death. Drath and Muth had hosted dinner parties for a swath of Washington elite, including former Vice President Dick Cheney and Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Although a New York Times article on Drath and Muth refers to the home's dimly lit dining room and a kitchen that "looked as if it hadn't been updated since the Ford administration," there now appear to be new appliances in the kitchen and a brighter paint job. It's probably not an accident that there are no photos of the bathroom in the listing, but we have more photos of the three bedroom 1,770 square foot row house after the jump. Ask is $995K.
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· Albrecht Muth Hunger Strike: Fasting Prompts Judge To Delay Trial In Murder Of Socialite Wife Viola Drath [Huffington Post]