Friday, January 15, 2016

PGPD Arrests Man in Murder of Six-Month-Old Baby

The Prince George’s County Police Department arrested a man in connection with the homicide of a baby girl. The suspect is 23-year-old Kareem Bryant of the 1400 block of 18th Street in Southeast Washington. The victim is six-month-old Mariah Tilghman of 75th Avenue in Landover.

On January 6th, 2016, at about 3:30 pm, patrol officers were called to the 3200 block of 75th Avenue for the report of a baby who wasn’t breathing. The infant was rushed to a hospital. She died on January 9th.  An autopsy revealed the cause of death was blunt force injuries to the baby’s head and chest. The manner of death was ruled a homicide.

Bryant has admitted to causing the baby’s injuries. Bryant and the victim’s mother were in a relationship. He is charged with second degree murder and first degree child abuse resulting in death. He was arrested yesterday in the District of Columbia. He is awaiting extradition to Prince George’s County.

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 and submit a tip online.

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