Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating an undetermined death in the 1600 block of Holbrook Street, Northeast.
On Thursday, February 7, 2013, at approximately 7:45 am, a passerby alerted Deputy US Marshals of an adult male who appeared to be unconscious in the 1600 block of Holbrook Street, NE. Upon arrival on the scene, they located an adult male who was unresponsive. Units from the Fifth District and DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department responded and determined there were no signs consistent with life and the unconscious male remained on the scene. The remains have been transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner pending autopsy.
The decedent has been identified as 44-year old Thomas Edward Wright of Northeast, DC.
Anyone with information in 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.