Monday, September 12, 2016

Detectives Arrest Suspect in Sunday's Homicide in Landover

Ronald Roberts
Homicide Unit detectives arrested a suspect in connection with Sunday's homicide in Landover. The suspect is 29-year-old Ronald Timothy Roberts of the 5600 block of 54th Avenue in Riverdale. He’s charged with fatally stabbing 36-year-old Rashard Hubbard of 55th Avenue in Hyattsville.

On September 11th, at about 1:15 am, patrol officers were called to the 6900 block of Hawthorne Street. They found Hubbard outside suffering from stab wounds. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

The preliminary investigation reveals the suspect and victim were involved in an argument. During that argument, the suspect stabbed the victim. 

Roberts is charged with first and second degree murder. He is in custody of the Department of Corrections on a no-bond status.

Anyone with information is asked to call the 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 and submit a tip online.

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