Washington D.C. Man Who Set Self on Fire Dies

Washington D.C. Man Who Set Self on Fire Dies

The unidentified Washington D.C. man who set self on fire near the National Mall on Friday in Washington, D.C., has died. Police reported this on Saturday afternoon.

He was pronounced dead Friday evening at 9 p.m. ET, stated a spokesman for the Metropolitan Police Department.

The man’s burns were so terrible that authorities are going to have to result to dental records and DNA testing to identify the body.

The man was discovered near the Air and Space Museum on the National Mall about 4:30 p.m. Friday afternoon.

 

Written by: Kimberly Ruble

CNN