Sunday, August 10, 2008

Death Investigation in Columbia Island

On August 3, 2008 at approximately 1056 hours, the United States Park Police is investigating a death, in Columbia Island Park adjacent to the George Washington Memorial Parkway.

A 44 year old female was seen jogging along a path in Columbia Island. Witnesses later observed the female lying face down next to a bench, unconscious and not breathing. Citizens began CPR and notified 911. Arlington Fire Department and U.S. Park Police Units arrived on scene.

The female was transported by Arlington Fire Department to Arlington Hospital where she was later pronounced. The identity of the decedent is being withheld until proper notification of next of kin.

The United States Park Police is investigating this incident. Anyone with additional information about this incident is asked to contact the Criminal Investigation Branch at (202) 610-8738.