Friday, July 14, 2017

Suspect in Custody for Homicide in Forestville

Torey Stockton

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit charged a suspect in connection with a homicide in Forestville on June 28, 2017. He is 20-year-old Torey Geonte Stockton of the 6400 block of Pennsylvania Avenue in Forestville.

On June 28th, at 8:05 pm, patrol officers responded to the 6400 block of Pennsylvania Avenue for the report of a shooting. When they arrived, the officers discovered the victim outside suffering from gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead on the scene. The victim was 25-year-old Jerelle Burnett of Curtis Drive in Temple Hills.

The preliminary investigation reveals the suspect and victim were involved in a verbal altercation prior to the shooting.

Stockton is charged with first and second degree murder. He is in the custody of the Department of Corrections. 

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the PGPD 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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