Monday, September 5, 2022

Detectives Charge Suspect in Domestic-Related Homicide

Booker Wilkins

Homicide Unit detectives charged a man in connection with the murder of his girlfriend. The suspect is 78-year-old Booker Wilkins of Temple Hills. He is charged with the fatal shooting of 67-year-old Sandra Watson of Saint Pauls, North Carolina.  

On September 4, 2022, at approximately 11:15 am, patrol officers responded to the 5300 block of Frazier Terrace for a shooting.  When they arrived, they discovered Watson inside of residence suffering from a gunshot wound. She was taken to a hospital where she was pronounced dead.  

The preliminary investigation reveals the suspect shot the victim during a dispute.  

Wilkins is charged with second-degree murder and other related charges. He is in custody of the Department of Corrections on a no-bond status.  Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 301-516-2512.

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.) Please refer to case number 22-0042493.  

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