Friday, June 10, 2011

PGPD Announces Arrest in Homicide in Capitol Heights

Prince George’s County, Maryland…The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit has arrested 26 year-old Steven Donnell Waytes in connection with the murder of 34 year-old Jimmie Lee Hunter in Capitol Heights, Maryland.
Waytes was developed as a suspect in the murder of Jimmie Lee Hunter and a warrant was obtained for his arrest on June 7, 2011.  Waytes, of the 4200 block of Barnaby Road S.E. in Washington, D.C. was arrested without incident.   He is being charged with 1st Degree Murder and is awaiting extradition from Washington, D.C.
On May 27, 2011 at approximately 7:25 p.m., Patrol Officers responded to the 1700 block of Kenilworth Avenue for a report of a shooting.  Upon arrival, Patrol Officers found Hunter, of the 3700 block of Gull Road in Temple Hills, Maryland, suffering from gunshot wounds.  He was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. 
            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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