Document: Medical Examiner Rules Deaths in Residential Fire as Homicide

The Metropolitan Police Department is currently investigating the deaths of a man and a woman on the 3300 Block of Ely Place, SE.

According to a press release, officers found 60-year-old Joseph Burgess and 50-year-old Regina Bowman inside a house on Jan. 5. The victims died at the scene.

Although the deaths were declared homicides on Jan. 6, police did not release information on the cause of death.

According to NBC, both victim’s were found on the first floor of the residence.

A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information that leads to an arrest and conviction in this case or any other homicide in DC. Anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE — 50411.