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Man Beaten by Eastern Market Metro Passed Away, MPD Investigating Homicide

by Prince Of Petworth May 12, 2014 at 9:30 am 26 Comments

From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide and are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating two persons of interest in the Robbery Force and Violence and Aggravated Assault which resulted in a homicide, occurring on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at approximately 12:50 am, in the 400 block of 8th Street, SE.

The victim 60-year-old Carlton Coltrane of Southeast, DC was pronounced dead on the afternoon of Friday, May 9, 2014.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has determined the cause of death to be blunt force trauma and the manner to be homicide.

The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone that provides information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons wanted for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia. 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 text messaging 50411.”

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