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MPD Seeks Assistance from the Public in Identifying Deceased Adult Female in Undetermined Death Investigation

Monday, November 25, 2013

The Metropolitan Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a deceased adult female who was found in the Potomac River across from the 2600 block of Virginia Avenue, NW on Friday, November 1, 2013 at approximately 1:43 pm.  She was discovered wearing a black shirt, blue jeans, and black “easy stride” shoes. The decedent appears to be 65-75 years of age.

DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded to the scene and did not find any signs consistent with life.  The decedent was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the District of Columbia, pending an autopsy and the determination of a cause and manner of death. 

Anyone with information about the decedent’s identity is asked to call the police at (202) 727-9099. Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.