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Death Investigation in the 3000 Block of Woodland Drive, NW

Saturday, June 30, 2012

Death Investigation in the 3000 Block of Woodland Drive, NW

The Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch is investigating the death of an adult male that occurred in the 3000 block of Woodland Drive, NW.

On Friday, June 29, 2012, at approximately 11:10 pm, members of the Second District responded to the 3000 block of Woodland Drive, NW for a report of a tree down and an unconscious male.  Upon arrival, they located an adult male lying on the ground. They also located an adult female who suffered from burns to her body from an apparent power line that was down. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel arrived on the scene and transported both victims to a local hospital. The adult male subsequently succumbed to his injuries. The cause of death is pending an autopsy.  The adult female was admitted to a local hospital for treatment.  The decedent is identified as 67-year-old Mohammad Ghafoorian, of Northwest, WashingtonDC.