On Saturday, June 30, 2007, at approximately 3:30 am, Sixth District officers responded to an assault in the 200 block of 54th Street, NE. An adult male was located and was transported to a local area hospital where he was admitted. The victim remained in hospitals and nursing facilities the remainder of his life.
On Monday, December 13, 2010, the victim was transported to a local area hospital in an unconscious state and was subsequently pronounced dead. The victim’s remains were transported to the DC Medical Examiners Officer pending an autopsy.
On Monday, January 10, 2011, the manner of death was ruled a homicide resulting from complications of blunt force trauma.
The victim has been identified as 34-year-old Demetrius Ormon Dempsey of Northeast, Washington, DC.