DC police investigate Southeast homicide

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WASHINGTON, DC – The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a Southeast homicide that happened on Friday.

Police say a Park Service employee discovered an unconscious person at the 400 block of Burbank Street while investigating complaints of illegal dumping in the area. The victim was pronounced dead by DC Fire and EMS.

The victim suffered from apparent blunt force injuries and remained on the scene. An autopsy is being conducted to determine the cause and manner of death. The victim has yet to be identified.

The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone that provides information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at (202) 727-9099. Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.