The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit has charged a 22 year-old Bowie man with the murder of his mother. Charles Elliott Crockett of the 12800 block of Holiday Lane is being held on a no-bond status.
On September 6, 2015, Bowie Police Department officers were called to the 12800 block of Holiday Lane in Bowie for a family dispute. When they arrived, they discovered 55-year-old Roberta Susan Crockett, who lived in the home, unresponsive.
Our investigation reveals the suspect, 22-year-old Charles Crockett of Holiday Lane in Bowie, got into an argument with his mother, Roberta Crockett. The suspect took a rolling pin and began to repeatedly hit his mother in the head with it, rendering her unconscious. During the assault, a relative in the home intervened, injuring the suspect with the rolling pin. The relative restrained the suspect until police officers arrived.
On Wednesday, September 16, 2015, Roberta Crockett succumbed to her injuries. On September 17, the Prince George’s County Police Department charged Crockett with first and second degree murder.
The man who tried to stop the assault was treated at the hospital and released. Crockett is being held on a no-bond status.
Anyone with additional information in 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 Crimes Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to www.pgcrimesolvers.com and submit a tip online.