The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the death of a child that occurred on April 1.
Officers responded to the 900 block of Division Avenue, NE, after getting a call about an unconscious person according to a press release. On the scene officers found 2-year-old Gabriel Eason unconscious. After all life-saving efforts failed, the decedent remained on the scene until transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.
An autopsy was performed by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. As a result, the cause of death was determined to be multiple blunt force injuries, and the manner of death was ruled a homicide.
The department is offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information that leads to an arrest and conviction in this case or any other homicide case in Washington, DC. Anyone with information is asked to call the police at 202-727-9099. Anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s Text Tip Line — 50411.
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