Mary Houston | Homicide Watch DC news about Mary Houstonen-usFri, 09 May 2014 12:31:18 -0400Death of Missing Person Mary Houston Ruled a Homicide<p><iframe src="" width="100%" height="350" frameborder=0></iframe></p> <p><a href="">Mary Houston</a>, 75, of Northeast D.C., was found dead in the 800 block of Channing Place Northeast on Wednesday. Houston was reported missing Monday, and was last seen in the 2000 block of Georgia Avenue Northwest.</p> <p>Medical examiners determined that Houston died of blunt force injuries and asphyxiation and ruled her death a homicide Thursday. <span id="more-22746"></span></p> <p>Police are offering a reward for anyone with information on this case.</p> <p>Below is a news release from the Metropolitan Police Department:</p> <blockquote><p> Undetermined Death Ruled A Homicide: 800 Block of<br /> Channing Place, NE </p> <p>(Washington, DC)- Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are<br /> investigating a homicide in the 800 block of Channing Place, Northeast. </p> <p>On Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at approximately 11:12 am, an adult female was found deceased in the<br /> 800 block of Channing Place, Northeast. The decedent was subsequently transported to the Office of<br /> the Chief Medical Examiner pending autopsy. </p> <p>On May 8, 2014, members of the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner determined the Cause of<br /> Death to be blunt force injuries and asphyxiation and the Manner to be Homicide. </p> <p>The decedent has been identified as 75 year-old Mary Houston of Northeast, Washington, DC. </p> <p>The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone that<br /> provides information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons wanted for any<br /> homicide committed in the District of Columbia. Anyone with information about this case is asked to<br /> call the police at (202) 727-9099. Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the<br /> department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411. </p></blockquote> Kristian HernandezFri, 09 May 2014 12:31:18 -0400 Houston