A man found beaten shortly after midnight early Saturday morning has died; he is the sixth homicide victim in DC since Thursday night.
Police identified the man as 46-year-old Andre McIntyre of Northwest DC.
They said police received a call for an unconscious person in the 3700 block of D Street, Southeast at 12:20 a.m. McIntyre was found there suffering from head trauma. He was transported to a local hospital where he was declared dead.
A press release from MPD is below.
Homicide in the 3700 block of D Street, Southeast
(Washington, DC) – Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department are investigating a homicide which occurred in the 3700 block of D Street, Southeast.
On Saturday, March 1, 2014, at approximately 12:20 am, members from the Sixth District responded to a call for the report of an unconscious person in the 3700 block of D Street, Southeast. Upon their arrival, members located an adult male suffering from apparent trauma to his head. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel transported the victim to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. He was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner pending an autopsy.
The decedent has been identified as 46-year-old Andre McIntyre of Northwest, Washington, DC.
The cause of death was found to be blunt force trauma of the head and neck and the manner was ruled a 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.