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2-Year-Old Killed in Northeast DC

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NBC Washington

A toddler was killed in Northeast D.C. Wednesday, police said.

The Metropolitan Police Department received a report of an unconscious person in the 900 block of Division Street about 8:25 a.m.

Officers found D.C. Fire and EMS trying to save an unconscious child in a home, police said. The child, 2-year-old Gabriel Eason, died at the scene.

An autopsy by the chief medical examiner found the death was caused by blunt force.

D.C. police are investigating.

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