Sunday, October 18, 2015

PGPD Makes Quick Arrest in Temple Hills Homicide

GiGi Thomas

The Prince George’s County Police Department made a quick arrest in connection with a homicide in Temple Hills. The suspect is 45-year-old GiGi Marie Thomas of the 5700 block of Linda Lane in Temple Hills. The victim is 42-year-old Devale Lamont Avery of Clear Creek Drive in Fort Washington. Detectives do not believe this was a random act.

On October 16, 2015, about 7:50 pm, patrol officers were called to the 5700 block of Linda Lane for a stabbing. When they arrived, they found a man inside suffering from stab wounds. He was pronounced dead on scene. 

Preliminarily, it appears an argument between the suspect and victim escalated into the fatal stabbing. Thomas is facing a charge of first degree murder and is being held on a no bond status, at the Department of Corrections.

Anyone with information about this incident 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 and submit a tip online.

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