LANHAM, Md. (WNEW) — A 3-year-old boy was found dead in Southeast, D.C., Tuesday morning, and police say they are investigating his death as a homicide.

Police say the boy was found unconscious and unresponsive in the 2500 block of Pomeroy Road around 11 a.m. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

The toddler is identified as Xavier Lyles of Southeast.

After an autopsy was performed, the cause of death was determined to be “multiple blunt force injuries,” police say. The manner of death was ruled a homicide.

The investigation is ongoing.


More From Washington


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS DC

CBSLocal App
Watch Live

Listen Live