Michael Hrizuk Identified as Victim in NW DC Beating Death

A man found beaten in Northwest DC nearly two weeks ago died of his injuries last Wednesday, police have said, and his death has been ruled a homicide.

Police identified the victim as 57-year-old Michael Hrizuk of Arlington, Virginia.

A press release from MPD is after the jump.

July 7, 2014

Undetermined Death Ruled a Homicide:
2300 Block of Wisconsin Avenue, Northwest

(Washington, DC)-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department have announced that the undetermined death, which occurred in the 2300 block of Wisconsin Avenue, Northwest has been ruled a homicide.

On Saturday, June 21, 2014 at approximately 1:49 am, Second District officers responded to the report of an assault in the 2300 block of Wisconsin Avenue, Northwest. Upon their arrival, they located an adult male lying on the ground. DC Fire and EMS personnel responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital where he was admitted for treatment. On Wednesday, July 2, 2014, the victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

The decedent has been identified as 57 year-old Michael Hrizuk of Arlington, Virginia.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has determined the cause to be blunt impact head injury and the manner of death is homicide.

The investigation is continuing.

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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