“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are continuing to investigate the death of a male who was discovered in the Anacostia River underneath the Benning Road Bridge, on Friday, July 3, 2015, at approximately 7:30 am. The Harbor Unit recovered the body in the 2600 block of Benning Road Northeast. The decedent was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, pending an autopsy. At this time, there are no signs of foul play.
The decedent has been identified as 16 year-old Oludumare Obasule Olushhola Ayodeji of District Heights, MD.
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.”