D.C. police continue to investigate death of woman whose body was found in closet

D.C. police Monday continued to investigate the death of a woman whose body was found in a closet of a home in Northeast Washington over the weekend.

Police have not released the identity of the woman whose body was found in a house in the 1300 block of Adams Street Northeast at around 10 a.m. Saturday. A cause of death is pending based on an autopsy from the medical examiner’s office. Authorities said they planned to release an identification pending the notification of family.

Keith Alexander covers crime, specifically D.C. Superior Court cases for The Washington Post. He has covered dozens of crime stories from Banita Jacks, the Washington woman charged with killing her four daughters, to the murder trial of slain federal intern Chandra Levy.
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