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Indian American doctor hit and killed by his stolen vehicle in DC

The DC Police Department has asked for the public's help in identifying and locating criminals seen on surveillance cameras.

The Washington Metropolitan Police Department is hunting for suspects in a fatal hit-and-run that murdered an Indian American doctor in Northwest DC after he was struck by his own stolen vehicle.

Rakesh Patel, a 33-year-old Silver Spring resident who works for Medstar, was the victim. His parents drove from Ohio to find his body.

Credits: MedStar Health, Dr. Rakesh Patel (deceased), MD-PGY 6

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