The Prince George’s County Police Department is investigating a murder in Brandywine. The victim is identified as 55-year-old Alphonso Ray Drew of the 12900 block of Cherry Tree Crossing Road in Brandywine.
On May 12, 2013, at approximately 5:30 pm, patrol officers responded to the 12900 block of Cherry Tree Crossing Road for check on the welfare call. Patrol officers arrived on scene and found Drew unresponsive inside his home. He was pronounced dead on scene.
An autopsy conducted this morning determined the victim died as a result of blunt force trauma. Detectives are working to establish suspect(s) and motive.
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 www.pgpolice.org and submit a tip online.