Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating the undetermined death of critical missing person 83-year-old Jesse Jones who was discovered at approximately 8:15 am today in the 2800 block of South Capitol Street, SE.
DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded to the scene and determined that there were no signs consistent with life. Mr. Jones was subsequently transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner where he was pronounced dead. An autopsy is pending.
Mr. Jones was reportedly last seen on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 in the 1000 block of 5th Street, NW.
The Metropolitan Police Department would like to thank both our community and media partners for their assistance in publicizing this case and broadcasting the Silver Alert issued for Mr. Jones.