Monday, May 31, 2021

Detectives Arrest Man for Manslaughter


Fransico Alvarado Revelo

Prince George’s County Homicide Unit detectives arrested and charged 22-year-old Fransico Alvarado Revelo of the 10100 block of Old Fort Road in Fort Washington with the fatal shooting of 22-year-old Gabriela Melendez. The suspect and victim were in a relationship.


On May 28, 2021, at approximately 8:10 pm, patrol officers responded to the 10100 block of Old Fort Road for a shooting. The victim was located inside a home suffering from a gunshot wound. She was pronounced dead on the scene.


The preliminary investigation revealed Alvarado Revelo was handling his firearm in the home when it discharged. The round struck Melendez subsequently killing her. Preliminarily, detectives believe the shooting was accidental. Alvarado Revelo is charged with manslaughter and reckless endangerment. He is in the custody of the Department of Corrections. A commissioner ordered him held on a no-bond status.  


If anyone has information relevant to this investigation, they are asked to please call detectives at 301-516-2512. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS, 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.) Please refer to case 21-0023814.

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