A street near the State Capitol was blocked off Monday morning, as crews responded to a man who on the outside of a tall building.
Firefighters and police officers were called to 12th near K Street for reports of a person dangling outside the building.
Crews were able to attach a harness to the man, who was at least nine stories above the ground.
Once rescued, crews confirmed the man is dead.
Traffic was kept away from the area; 12th Street was blocked between J and L Streets.
No word at this time why the person was outside the building, and whether he jumped or fell.