DC police hunt suspect in tech exec's beating death downtown

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Washington, D.C., constabulary are searching for a fishy successful nan sidesplitting of 41-year-old Vivek Taneja of Alexandria, Virginia.

Officers pinch nan Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) responded to nan 1100 artifact of 15th Street NW successful downtown D.C. — a 10-minute locomotion from nan White House — astatine 2 a.m. Feb. 2 aft receiving reports of an assault.

"Officers located an big antheral suffering from life-threatening injuries arsenic a consequence of an assault," MPD said successful a property release.

Authorities transported nan unfortunate to a section infirmary for treatment, wherever he was pronounced dormant Feb. 7.

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The deadly conflict occurred extracurricular a Greek restaurant, and erstwhile authorities arrived, they recovered Taneja lying connected nan pavement, according to WUSA9. 

MPD did not stock further accusation pinch Fox News Digital.

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Taneja was nan co-founder and president of Dynamo Technologies, headquartered successful Vienna, Virginia. 

The institution provides "technology, task guidance and financial consulting solutions to nan national government," according to a explanation connected Dynamo's LinkedIn page.

In June, Dynamo and its partner, Alpha Omega, won a "5-year, $70 cardinal statement grant pinch nan United States Department of Agriculture Office of nan Chief Information Office Information Security Center Program and Security Management to supply mission-critical cybersecurity operations support crossed USDA agencies," according to a property release.

The institution did not instantly return a petition for remark from Fox News Digital Friday.

Taneja's LinkedIn floor plan besides shows he earned his master's of subject astatine George Mason University and his doctorate successful engineering astatine George Washington University successful D.C. 

MPD is offering a reward of up to $25,000 for accusation starring to an apprehension successful nan case.

Authorities are asking anyone pinch tips to interaction constabulary astatine 202-727-9099 aliases anonymously nonstop accusation to nan department’s TEXT TIP LINE by sending a matter connection to 50411.

The nation's superior recorded 274 homicides successful 2023, according to MPD statistics. The past clip D.C. reported that galore killings was successful 1997 — 26 years agone — giving nan superior nan fifth-highest execution complaint among large U.S. cities, according to The Washington Post.

D.C. besides had grounds carjacking numbers successful 2023. Among nan victims of convulsive crime successful nan superior were an FBI employee, a Texas representative, an out-of-state coach visiting Catholic University, a young concertgoer staying successful a Northeast edifice and others.