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Body Found in the Tidal Basin Yesterday Morning and in the Potomac River in the Afternoon

by Prince Of Petworth June 25, 2015 at 12:25 pm 2 Comments

From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are conducting a death investigation following the discovery of a body that was partially submerged in the Tidal Basin on Wednesday, June 24, 2015, at approximately 6:26 am.

Members of the Second District responded to assist United States Park Police after they located an unconscious and unresponsive adult male at the location. The decedent was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, where an autopsy will be performed to determine the cause and manner of death.

The investigation is continuing.

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.”

and

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating the death of an unidentified individual who was discovered in the Potomac River.

On Wednesday, June 24, 2015, at approximately 11:59 am, members of the Metropolitan Police Department’s K-9 Unit were flagged down in reference to human remains in the Potomac River near the Kennedy Center. Members from the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner transported the decedent to their facility.”

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