- Associated Press - Sunday, November 2, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) - District of Columbia police have discovered a woman’s body in a vacant building that was burning.

Police spokesman Paul Metcalf says firefighters were called to the site on Langston Place in southeast Washington just before 5 a.m. Sunday. Firefighters found the unidentified woman inside the building.

Police say the homicide branch is investigating, but the cause of the death is undetermined. Police initially said the death was being investigated as a homicide. The woman’s body was taken to the medical examiner’s office for an autopsy. No other details were released.

Fire officials say the cause of the fire is under investigation.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More

Click to Hide