3:30 P.M. Police were called to the scene of a house fire in the 5700 block of Highgate Drive near Pimlico Race Course. Inside they found Jennifer Conyers, a 32-year-old African-American woman, restrained in her basement. She was dead. Police were unable to give the cause of her death at press time. Her car had been stolen. Police located the car over the weekend and, with it, Monte Carter, a 38-year-old African-American man. Carter was arrested on Feb. 10 and charged with murder, assault, robbery, theft, false imprisonment, and arson, among other charges, in connection with Conyers' death. Conyers is the fourth female murdered this year.