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Homicide: 100 Block of Wayne Place, Southeast

Friday, May 4, 2018

 

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating skeletal remains that were located on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in the 100 block of Wayne Place, Southeast.

 

Workers performing construction on an apartment building, at the listed location, contacted police in referenced to a discovery of skeletal remains. Members of the Seventh District responded to the scene and located what appeared to be human skeletal remains.

 

The remains were transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for further examination.

 

On Friday, April 27, 2018, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner determined that the skeletal remains were human. Further testing will be conducted.

 

On Saturday, April 28, 2018, two additional sets of skeletal remains were recovered nearby. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner determined that these skeletal remains were also human. These remains were transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for further examination.

 

On Friday, May 4, 2018, after further examination, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has ruled the manner of death as Homicide for all three victims.

 

The Metropolitan Police Department is currently offering a reward of up to $25,000, per victim, to anyone that provides information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for these homicides. Anyone with information about 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 sending a text message to 50411.