Man found beaten in Northeast D.C. dies of head injuries

A man found who was found beaten Sunday night along a road in Northeast Washington has died, and D.C. police said the case has been ruled a homicide.

The man, who police have not yet been able to identify, was found shortly after 10 p.m. Sunday, lying unconscious in the 1200 block of Bladensburg Road NE, in Trinidad. Police had been called to the location for an assault.

Police said the man died at an area hospital on Monday, and an autopsy on Tuesday determined beating to the head to be the cause of death. Anyone with information is urged to call D.C. police at 202-727-9099.

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