1-year-old boy beaten to death in D.C.

(PHOTO: MGN Online)

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A 1-year-old boy is dead after, police say, he suffered multiple blunt force injuries Wednesday in Southeast, D.C.

Police say they responded to the 4700 block of Benning Road, SE for the report of an unconscious child.

Upon arrival, police say officers found an unconscious and unresponsive one-year-old boy, identified as Carter Sanders, inside a home.

The toddler was taken to a hospital, where police say he was pronounced dead after all life-saving efforts failed.

Police have ruled Sanders’ death a homicide.