WASHINGTON – Police are investigating the death of a man after finding his body in Lower Senate Park Friday afternoon.
Capitol Police and D.C. Fire Department personnel responded to D Street and Delaware Avenue Northeast after a passerby discovered the man unconscious.
Police have said the man’s death may be related to today’s heat, ABC7 reported. The high temperature downtown Friday was 87 degrees.
Delaware Avenue is closed between Massachusetts Avenue Northeast and C street Northeast for the investigation.
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The National Park Service has said the fire was likely human caused, but that remains under investigation.