Thursday, August 13, 2015

DV Suspect Arrested/Charged w/Attempted Second Degree Murder #PGSO

Upper Marlboro, MD… The Sheriff’s Office Domestic Violence Intervention Division (DVID) arrested and charged a 53 year-old male suspect in Fairmont Heights, MD, with Attempted Second Degree Murder on August 6, 2015.

On August 6th the County Police responded to a 9-1-1 call that was dispatched as a cutting incident. Shortly after the call was issued, County Dispatch clarified that the cutting incident was domestic related, and Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the Fairmont Heights address on Chapelwood Lane. The suspect told deputies that he had called 91l and told them that he had beaten and stabbed a female victim, before hanging up the phone.

In a search of the home, Deputies found the victim in the basement bedroom with a bleeding head wound. The victim had bruises on her back and arms. Deputies took information from the victim and recovered a knife handle, a knife blade and a wooden bat that was broken into two pieces, as part of their on-scene investigation. The victim was transported to Prince George's County Hospital Center. A written statement was later obtained from the victim at the hospital by a deputy.

The suspect was taken into custody and transported to the Prince George's County Department of Corrections. He is also charged with First and Second Degree Assault and Reckless Endangerment.

For more information contact the Communications and Public Affairs Division at 301-780-7354.

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