Police Investigating Triple Homicide in Capitol Heights
UPDATED: Feb. 23, 5:19 p.m.
ORIGINAL: Feb. 22, 9:22 p.m.
LANHAM, Md. (CBSDC) — Following a triple homicide in Capitol Heights, Prince George’s County police revisited the community and passed out flyers Sunday.
Investigators have now identified the victims as 38-year-old Ortiz Ola of the 5200 block of Marlboro Pike, 33-year-old Weldon Mason of the 10000 block of Washington Boulevard in Laurel and 33-year-old Staci Taneesha White of the 13000 block of Larchdale Road in Laurel.
After going to the Lexington Court Apartment complex on the 5200 block of Marlboro Pike Saturday to check up on a loved one, a family member of one of the victims discovered the bodies and called 911 around 5:30 p.m.
Police responded shortly after the call was placed. Upon their arrival, officers discovered that all the victims were suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.
All three were pronounced dead on the scene and their remains were taken to Baltimore to undergo autopsies.
Detectives say they do not yet have any suspects or motives in this case. They say it does not appear that any prior calls for service at the apartment were made.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit at 301-772-4925.
Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), text “PGPD” and a message to CRIMES (274637) on a cell phone or visit http://www.pgcrimesolvers.com to submit a tip online.
A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered to anyone who provides information leading to the arrest of the person or people responsible for the killings.
— Kevin Patrick/WNEW (@kpatrickWNEW) February 23, 2014