Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Homicide Victim Identified

Homicide Unit detectives are working to identify and arrest whoever fatally stabbed a man in his apartment. The victim is 26-year-old Matthew Mickens-Murrey of Newton Street. A cash reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.

On May 30th, at about 2:40 pm, patrol officers responded to the 5400 block of Newton Street in the unincorporated area of Hyattsville for a welfare check. When they arrived, they found the victim suffering from trauma inside of his home. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Detectives are working to identify a motive and suspect in this incident.

Anyone with information about this case 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 to and submit a tip online.

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