Police Seek to ID Homicide Victim Found in Riverdale Street

WASHINGTON — Prince George’s County police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who was killed in Riverdale, Maryland, over the weekend.

Police are working to identify this homicide victim. (Courtesy Prince George’s County police)

On July 16, Prince George’s County police responded to the 6200 block of 60th Avenue in Riverdale for a welfare check when they found a man in the roadway. He was pronounced dead a short time later at the hospital.

An autopsy revealed the man died from multiple injuries with an unknown cause, police said Tuesday. Police ruled the man’s death a homicide.

The victim is described as a Hispanic man between 35 and 40 years old. Police want to identify the man so they can notify his family.

Police say they are working to identify suspects and a motive in the case, too.

Investigators will canvass the neighborhood Tuesday at 7 p.m. in hopes of gathering more information in the case.

A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case. Anyone with information can call police at 301-772-4925.

Below is a map near the location where the man was found and where police will canvass Tuesday evening.

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