WASHINGTON (WUSA) - Police found the body of 23-year-oldMichael Steven Poe, who had been missing since New Year's Day, in the ventilation shaft of an apartment building in northwest D.C.

According to police, a resident of the Haddington apartment building at 1840 Biltmore St. NW called police Wednesday night to report an unconscious person.

Police say when they arrived, the man was dead inside the shaft. They later identified him as Poe.The medical examiner will still have to determine the cause of death.

According to police, there is no indication of foul play but they continue to investigate the case.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call police at 202-727-9099.

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