Saturday, January 12, 2013

Death Investigation Now Ruled Domestic-Related Homicide

Leon Antauwn Wynn

The Prince George's County Police Department is investigating a homicide in Suitland.  The victim is identified as 34 year-old Jamal Rami Martin of the 2400 block of Shady Side Avenue in Suitland.   A suspect is in custody and is awaiting extradition from Washington, DC.  He is identified as 43 year-old Leon Antauwn Wynn of the 2200 block of Wyngate Road in Suitland.

On January 11, 2013, at approximately 6:45 am, police officers were called to a home in the 2200 block of Wyngate Road for the report of a fight.  Once on scene, they found the victim inside suffering from trauma to his body.  Martin was pronounced dead on the scene.  The medical examiner today found the cause of death to be strangulation and the manner of death a homicide.  

Prince George's County homicide detectives identified Wynn as a person of interest in this case. His name and vehicle description were shared with local law enforcement partners.  On January 11, 2013, police officers with the Metropolitan Police Department spotted the suspect's car and a short time later Wynn was arrested.  He was arrested on unrelated charges in the District.  

Wynn has admitted his involvement in causing the death of Martin.  The two knew each other through family.

Wynn is charged with second degree murder and other charges.  He will be extradited to Prince George's County at a later date. 
Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Prince George's County Police Department's Homicide Unit as 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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