Monday, February 6, 2012

Warrant Obtained for Third Suspect in Old Fort Road Homicide Investigation

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit has obtained an arrest warrant for 26 year-old Tyrone Lewis in connection with the homicide of Lenwood “Lenny” Harris in Fort Washington, Maryland.
Homicide detectives developed Lewis, of Temple Hills, 20 year-old Ivan Newman, of Waldorf, and 49 year-old Linwood Johnson, of Oxon Hill, as suspects.  Lewis is being held on detainer for First Degree Murder, Robbery, and Reckless Endangerment.  Newman has been charged with First Degree Murder, Robbery, and Kidnapping.  Johnson has been charged with First Degree Murder.  Lewis is currently detained in the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center on unrelated charges.  Both Newman and Johnson have been remanded to the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections on a no bond status.  The investigation revealed the motive was robbery.  This is an ongoing investigation.
On January 26, 2012, at approximately 12:07 p.m., police received an anonymous call that a body was in a well in the 11900 block of Old Fort Road.  Patrol officers arrived on scene and established a crime scene.  With the assistance of the Prince George’s County Fire Department, Department of Environmental Resources, the Department of Public Works, the Health Department and the excavating company, “Dirt Plus”, the body was recovered on Saturday, January 28, 2012.  The Medical Examiner’s Office positively identified the body on Sunday, January 29, 2012.
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), text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone, or go to to submit a tip online.

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