Wednesday, December 19, 2012

PGPD Investigates Murder in Seat Pleasant

Prince George’s County homicide detectives are investigating a murder in Seat Pleasant. The victim is identified as 25 year-old Nicoh Mayhew, of the 6800 block of Seat Pleasant Drive.

On December 19, 2012, at around 10:00 am, police officers from the Seat Pleasant Police Department responded to the 6800 block of Seat Pleasant Drive for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, police officers discovered two victims, Mayhew and a young child, both suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.  Mayhew was pronounced dead on scene.  The two year-old boy was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

The preliminary investigation suggests two male suspects targeted the adult victim.  The suspects fired several shots and then fled in a black four-door BMW with tinted windows, with unknown Maryland tags.

Detectives are working to identify the suspect(s) and motive in this case.

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 and  submit a tip online.

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