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Police investigate suspicious death of Rayshawn Hailstock in Southeast D.C.

District police are investigating the suspicious death of a 21-year-old man who was found by officers responding to a fight lying unconscious on a Southeast Washington street, according to authorities.

Police said the man, Rayshawn Hailstock of Northeast, was pronounced dead at an area hospital shortly after they were called to the 2300 block of Alabama Ave SE about 8:25 p.m. on Sunday.

A cause of death is pending autopsy results, which were not yet completed on Tuesday. Police said the call was for a fight but it is unclear if the victim died as a result of the altercation. It remains under investigation.

Anyone with information is urged to call police at 202-727-9099 or text the department’s tip line at 50411.

Peter Hermann covers crime for The Washington Post.

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