Man found stabbed to death in woods in Adelphi

homicideADELPHI – Prince George's County recorded its 59th homicide of the year after a man was found dead last Thursday morning in a park in Adelphi.

Shortly after 8 a.m., patrol units from the Maryland-National Capital Park Police Department, along with patrol units from the Prince George's County Police, responded to the 7800 block of West Park Drive for an unresponsive male. When they arrived, the officers discovered the victim outside in the woods suffering from stab wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives from the county's homicide unit do not believe the homicide was a random act and they are working to identify a suspect(s) and motive in this case. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case. Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the homicide unit at 301-772-4925.

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