D.C. police seek help identifying woman found dead in Potomac, near Watergate complex

November 26, 2013

District police are asking for help identifying a woman whose body was found earlier this month in the Potomac River near the Watergate complex. The woman is believed to be between 65 and 75 years old.

Her body was discovered Nov. 1 about 1:45 p.m., near a retaining wall. The nearest address given was the 2600 block of Virginia Avenue Northwest.

A cause of death has not yet been determined. D.C. police said the woman was wearing a black shirt, blue jeans and black “easy rider” shoes.

Anyone with information is urged to call D.C. police at 202-727-9099 or text the department’s tip line at 50411. In an unusual move, police have released photos of the woman taken after her body was found.

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