Wednesday, February 6, 2013

PGPD Arrests Suspect in Murder of Nicholas Battle

Johnathan Brandon Walker

The Prince George's County Police Department arrested a suspect in the murder of 21 year-old Nicholas Andrew Battle of Capitol Heights.

The suspect is identified as 23 year-old Johnathan Brandon Walker of the 6000 block of Pemberton Lane in Hyattsville.  Walker is charged with first and second degree murder.  He is currently in the custody of the Department of Corrections on a no bond status.

On December 27, 2012, at approximately 6:55 am, police officers responded to Pepper Mill Drive and Drylog Street in Capitol Heights for the report of a suspicious vehicle.  Upon arrival, police officers discovered Battle suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

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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