Thursday, March 20, 2014

PGPD Uncovers Homicide While Helping Metropolitan Police Search for Relisha Rudd

The Prince George's County Police Department is investigating a homicide in Oxon Hill.

On March 20, 2014, at about 8:00 am, patrol officers were asked to respond to a motel in the 6100 block of Oxon Hill Road to assist the Metropolitan Police Department in its search for a missing eight-year-old girl, Relisha Tenau Rudd.  While at the motel, the patrol officers discovered an adult female suffering from trauma to the body.  She was pronounced dead on the scene.

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

The Metropolitan Police Department issued an Amber Alert for Relisha Rudd today.  If you see her or have any information on her whereabouts, please call 911 or 202-727-9099.
Relisha Rudd

Anyone with information 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.  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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