A 24-year-old Washington man who had been severely injured when he was assaulted Saturday died Monday, the D.C. police said.

They said Awele Olisemeka, of Northwest, was found unconscious in the 900 block of Madison Street NW, where an aggravated assault was reported. He was taken to a hospital in critical condition with skull fractures.

Police said his death was being investigated as a homicide.