At approximately 5:30 am, on Tuesday, June 6, 2006, Metropolitan Police were called to a private home at 4206 Arkansas Avenue, NW, to investigate the report of an unconscious person. Once on the scene, offices located an unidentified male suffering from apparent blunt force trauma to the body and head. A member of the DC Office of the Chief Medical Examiner pronounced the victim dead on the scene.
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The name of the victim is being withheld at this time pending positive identification and notification of his next-of-kin.
This case was closed on June 6 with the arrest of 35-year-old Michael John McEwan, of 4206 Arkansas Avenue, NW. He has been charged with Murder II While Armed. The motive in this homicide remains under investigation.