Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating the death of 7-year-old Michael Kingsbury who was reported missing from his family’s residence in the 1700 block of West Virginia Avenue NE, at approximately 9:22 am
on Sunday, July 7, 2013.
On Monday, July 8, 2013, at approximately 5:06 pm, a child resembling that of the missing person was discovered on the rear floor of a four-door Nissan in the rear of the 1700 block of West Virginia Avenue, NE. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel were summoned to the scene and found no signs consistent with life. He was later pronounced dead. The decedent’s body was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner pending an autopsy to determine the cause and manner of death.
Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call the Metropolitan Police Department at 202-727-9099.