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Undetermined Death in the 1900 block of Curtis Court, SE

Friday, August 31, 2012
Undetermined Death in the 1900 block of Curtis Court, SE

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch have announced that a death that occurred in the 1900 block of Curtis Court, SE is undetermined pending further investigation.

On Saturday, August 18, 2012, at approximately 3:15 pm units from the Sixth District responded for the report of an unconscious person in the 1900 block of Curtis Court, SE.  Upon arrival, they located the remains of an adult male.  DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded and did not find any signs of life. He was pronounced dead by a member of the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. The decedent has been identified as 54 year-old Ibrahim Musa of Northeast, Washington, DC.
During the initial phase of the investigation, it was believed that the decedent may have been assaulted due to the multiple serious injuries.
After further investigation it was determined that the decedent received his injuries after falling from a third story window. This was verified by video evidence and witness testimony. 
The manner of death is therefore undetermined pending further investigation.