Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Parents Arrested for Murder of Infant

Antoine Petty

Geneice Petty

Detectives with our Homicide Unit arrested a man and woman in connection with the murder of their baby boy. The suspects are 24-year-old Geneice Petty and 32-year-old Antoine Petty of the 8500 block of Greenbelt Road in Greenbelt. The victim is their child, 3-month-old Antoine Flemons of the  8500 block of Greenbelt Road in Greenbelt.

On October 17th, detectives were notified by family members that Geneice Petty and Antoine Flemons were missing. On October 18, detectives were able to locate Geneice Petty and Antoine Petty.  During interviews, Antoine Petty admitted that he assaulted his son resulting in the child's death.  Both then admitted that they buried the baby in an effort to conceal the crime.  The suspects lead detectives to a shallow grave in the Riverdale area where the baby was discovered dead. 

Antoine Petty is charged with First and Second Degree Murder, and various related charges.  Geneice Petty is charged with Accessory After the Fact.  They are in the custody of the Department of Corrections.

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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