Friday, December 31, 2010

Police Seek Assistance in Locating Suspect in Homicide on 23rd Parkway

Prince George’s County, Maryland…The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit is seeking assistance in locating the suspect in the murder of 84 year-old Lillie Capers, which occurred in Hillcrest Heights, Maryland.
Elvin Rashid Murphy

On December 25, 2010 at approximately 1:29 a.m., patrol officers responded to the 4400 block of 23rd Parkway for a report of an assault.  When patrol officers arrived, they discovered the victim, Capers, suffering from trauma to her body.  She was transported to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead.  A 26 year-old female, who was also injured, was transported to an area hospital for treatment.
Detectives determined the homicide was domestic related and have identified the suspect in this case.  The suspect has been identified as Elvin Rashid Murphy of the 2100 block of I Street, S.E, Washington D.C.  Murphy is 34 years of age, 5’7, and 150 lbs.  He is wanted for first-degree murder.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit at (301) 772-4925.  Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411 TIPS (8477) or text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to and submit a tip online.  

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