The Homicide Unit arrested a woman in connection with the murder of her boyfriend. The suspect is 41-year-old Melba Williams of the 1900 block of Rochell Avenue in District Heights. The victim is 45-year-old Roger Allen of no fixed address.
On February 17th, at about 11:00 pm, patrol officers responded to the 1900 block of Rochell Avenue for the report of a stabbing. When they arrived, the officers discovered the victim suffering from a stab wound. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.
The preliminary investigation reveals the couple was involved in an argument, which led to the suspect fatally stabbing the victim. The suspect and the victim were involved in a romantic relationship.
Williams was arrested on the scene by the responding officers. She has admitted her involvement in the homicide. She is charged with first and second degree murder along with assault charges. She is in custody of the Department of Corrections on a no-bond status.
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 www.pgpolice.org and submit a tip online.