Man found dead of gunshot wounds in Southeast D.C.

July 3, 2011

A 19-year-old man from Prince George’s County died of gunshot wounds early Saturday in Southeast Washington, District police said.

Officers found Jeffrey Yarnell Covington, of Upper Marlboro, at about 1:30 a.m. on Saturday in the 600 block of 46th Place SE. D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel took Covington to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Homicide detectives are investigating.

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