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Undetermined Death: 2600 Block of Martin Luther King Avenue, Southeast

Monday, April 21, 2014

Undetermined Death: 2600 Block of Martin Luther King Avenue, Southeast

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating an undetermined death which occurred in the 2600 block of Martin Luther King Avenue, Southeast.

On Saturday, April 19, 2014, at approximately 3:16 pm, personnel from the Metropolitan Police Department discovered an adult male who was deceased inside an apartment in the 2600 block of Martin Luther King Avenue, Southeast.  There were no signs of trauma, indications of foul play, or obvious unusual circumstances.  The cause and manner of death are undetermined at this time.  The decedent was subsequently transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner pending an autopsy.

The decedent has been identified as 56-year-old Johnny Jones of Southeast, Washington, DC.

The investigation is ongoing.