Detectives with our Homicide Unit arrested and charged a suspect in connection with a fatal stabbing that occurred last week in Landover. The suspect is 33-year-old Anthony Gantt Jr. of the 2100 block of Addison Road South in District Heights. He is charged with the murder of 36-year-old Michael Lee Braxton of Landover.
The preliminary investigation revealed Gantt and Braxton were known to each other. The fatal stabbing stemmed from a dispute. Gantt is charged with first and second degree murder and other related charges. He is in the custody of the Department of Corrections. A commissioner ordered him held on a no-bond status.