DC police investigate fatal Northeast stabbing

WASHINGTON — D.C. police are investigating a homicide in Northeast that left a 35-year-old man dead Saturday morning.

Police responded to the 400 block of Rhode Island Avenue shortly after 4:30 a.m. for a report of an unconscious person.

They found Franklin Byers, of no fixed address, suffering from a stab would.

He was taken to a hospital where he died of his injuries.

Investigators determined that the offense happened on the 500 block of Rhode Island Avenue.

Police are offering a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone who provides information regarding the incident.

Anyone with information can contact police at 202-727-9099 or submit information anonymously by sending a text message to 50411.

Below is a map near the area of the incident.

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