Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a Homicide in the 1800 block of 8th Street, Northwest.
On Monday, June 16, 2014, at approximately 2:05 pm, members of the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch and the Crime Scene Investigations Division processed the backyard area of a house in the 1800 block of 8th Street, Northwest, pursuant to a District of Columbia Superior Court Search Warrant.
While executing the search warrant, the body of an unidentified adult male was discovered on the grounds of the residence where a homicide victim was located.
The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the District of Columbia determined the cause of death was multiple blunt force impact injuries and the manner of death has been ruled a homicide.
On Thursday, June 26, 2014, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the District of Columbia positively identified the remains of the decedent as 23 year-old Delano Wingfield, of Southeast, Washington, DC.
The homicide investigation is continuing.
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 wanted 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.