The Prince George's County Police Department's Homicide Unit is investigating a murder in Cottage City. The victim is 20-year-old Everett Robert Brown of Cottage Terrace in Brentwood. An up to $25,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.
On August 30, 2014, at about 6:45 am, Maryland-National Capital Park Police officers were called to the Anacostia River Trail for the report of an unconscious man. When they arrived, they found Brown suffering from gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead on the scene.
Detectives are working to determine a motive and identify the suspect(s) in this case. They will canvass neighborhoods near the trail this afternoon at 1:00 pm seeking additional information. The canvass will begin in the 4100 block of Cottage Terrace.
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 http://www.pgcrimesolvers.com/ and submit a tip online.
For more information, please call the Prince George's County Police Department's Media Relations Division at 301-772-4710.