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Death Investigation: 200 Block of Tennessee Ave, NE Ruled a Murder/Suicide

by Prince Of Petworth November 3, 2015 at 5:22 pm 4 Comments

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From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating two deaths discovered at a residence in the 200 block of Tennessee Avenue, Northeast on Monday, November 2, 2015.

At approximately 3:43 pm., members of the First District responded to a home in the 200 block of Tennessee Avenue, NE to check on the welfare of the occupants. Upon entering the residence, an adult male and an adult female were located in unresponsive states, suffering from gunshot wounds. DCFEMS were summoned to the scene and found no signs consistent with life. The decedents were later transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

The male decedent has been identified as 37-year-old John Robinson of Northeast, Washington.

The female decedent has been identified as 36-year-old Desiree Cooper, of Northeast, Washington.

The cause of death for both decedents is a gunshot wound. Ms. Cooper’s death has been determined to be a homicide. Mr. Robinson’s death has been determined to be a suicide.”

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