Child found unconscious, shivering outside DC apartment building dies

A little boy who was found outside last week, alone and unconscious, in a Southwest D.C. neighborhood has died.

The 2-year-old, who police have not identified, was found by a passerby around 9 p.m. on Oct. 13 outside the Trinity Plaza apartments on Atlantic Street SW. D.C. police said at the time that they were responding to a “physical abuse allegation” regarding the boy, who had been in “critical condition.”

Police said the following day, they knew the identity of the child and had been in touch with a parent or guardian. As of last Friday, no one had been arrested.

The investigation is ongoing.


Abigail Constantino

Abigail Constantino started her journalism career writing for a local newspaper in Fairfax County, Virginia. She is a graduate of American University and The George Washington University.

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