WASHINGTON — Police are investigating a homicide after a body was found inside a burning car in Southeast Washington on Saturday night.
D.C. police say they received a call around 9 p.m. Saturday for a car on fire on the 400 block of Xenia Street, Southeast, near 4th Street, Southeast. After putting out the fire, they found human remains inside the car.
The victim, a man, has not yet been identified.
On Sunday, police said the cause of death was determined to be a gunshot wound, and the incident is being investigated as a homicide.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at (202) 727-9099. You can also submit information through the department’s text tip line by text messaging 50411.