Man Found Dead in Burning Taxi Cab

Death ruled a homicide; two suspects arrested.

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    The death of a man found in a burning taxi cab in northeast D.C. has been ruled a homicide, and two suspects have been arrested, according to D.C. police.

    On Wednesday, units responding to a report of a vehicle accident in the 1400 block of Brentwood Parkway NE found a burning taxi cab that had run off a driveway and into a fence, police said. A man was found dead inside the cab. His body was sent for an autopsy, said police.

    Two Arrested in Taxi Driver's Murder

    [DC] Two Arrested in Taxi Driver's Murder
    Two teens are arrested and charged in the murder of a taxi driver, whose body was found inside his burning cab earlier this week near Gallaudet University. News4's Erika Gonzalez reports. (Published Friday, Nov 9, 2012)

    The autopsy performed on the driver, identified by his coworkers as Mohammed Qadeer, showed that he had been shot in the head, police said.

    On Friday, police arrested two 17-year-olds from Maryland. Both are facing felony murder charges in the shooting death.