Monday, February 18, 2013

PGPD Investigates Murder in Hillcrest Heights

UPDATE:  The victim is identified as 15 year-old Charles Michael Walker Jr. of the 4200 block of 28th Avenue in Hillcrest Heights.

The Prince George's County Police Department is investigating a murder in Hillcrest Heights.

On February 18, 2013, around 4:20 pm, police officers responded to the 4000 block of 28th Avenue for a welfare check call.  Once on scene, police officers found a male on the ground suffering from trauma to his body. He was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The victim was a 15 year-old student from Suitland High School.  His name is not being released at this time.   Prince George's County Police homicide detectives are working to identify a suspect(s) and establish a motive in this case.  

Anyone with information on this murder is urged to contact 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 submit a tip online.  A reward of up to $25,000 is offered to anyone who provides information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.

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