Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Detectives to Canvass Upper Marlboro Neighborhood in Homicide Investigation

This afternoon, Homicide Unit detectives will canvass an Upper Marlboro neighborhood as part of their investigation into the fatal shooting of a man on Friday. The victim is 53-year-old Kermit Holland of Vandiver Court in Upper Marlboro.

On December 15th, at about 10:50 pm, patrol officers responded to the 13400 block of Vandiver Court for the report of an unresponsive man inside of the garage of his home. When they arrived, the officers discovered the victim suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

(Actual SUV)
Detectives are also asking for our community’s assistance in locating the victim’s stolen SUV. The 2014 black Toyota Rav 4 with Maryland tags A176667 was taken during the homicide on Friday night.

The canvass is scheduled for 3:00 pm today and will begin in the 13400 block of Vandiver Court. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.

Detectives are working to identify a suspect(s) and motive in this case.

Anyone with information on 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), or go online at, or use the “P3 Tips” mobile app (search “P3 Tips” in the Apple Store or Google Play to download the app onto your mobile device.)

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