Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Saturday, August 17, 2019, in the 3700 block of Horner Place, Southeast.
At approximately 6:13 am, members of the Prince George’s County Fire Department responded to the 3100 block of Mill Branch Road, Bowie, MD, for the report of a brush fire. Upon arrival, firefighters extinguished the fire and located an adult female victim displaying no signs consistent with life. The decedent remained on the scene until transported to the Maryland Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.
After further investigation, it was determined that the offense originated inside of a residence within the 3700 block of Horner Place, Southeast.
The decedent has been identified as 24 year-old Marquita Lucas, of Northwest, DC.
The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone that provides information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by sending a text message to 50411.
Content retrieved from: https://mpdc.dc.gov/release/homicide-3700-block-horner-place-southeast.