Document: Two People Arrested in Death of 2 Year-Old

The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) arrested two people in connection with the death of two year-old Gabriel Eason.

At around 8:25 a.m. on April 1, officers responded to the 900 block of Division Avenue, NE for the report of an unconscious person.

There, they discovered discovered DC Fire and EMS members conducting life-saving efforts, inside of a residence, on Eason, who was unconscious. After all life-saving efforts failed, the child was pronounced dead.

An autopsy determined the cause of death to be multiple blunt force injuries, and the manner of death to be a homicide.

On Nov. 3, officers arrested 31 year-old Ta’Jeanna Eason and 28 year-old Antonio Turner, both of Northeast, DC, for first-degree murder – felony murder and cruelty to children.