The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the weekend homicide of an adult male by asphyxiation.
Police found the man unconscious at around 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28 after responding to a call to the 1700 block of Benning Road, NE. The victim was announced dead at the scene. An autopsy the next day ruled the death a homicide by asphyxiation.
Police are withholding the name of the victim until they can inform the next of kin. No other details have been released.