A suspect in Maryland killed his stepfather and posted pictures of his dead body on social media, according to multiple reports.
In a murder that left people of the community in Bowie, Maryland, shocked, the police found the body of a 65-year-old man in his 60s, whose upper body appeared to bear marks of trauma.
Prince George’s County police had responded a home on Dalby Court at about 8.45 a.m. Saturday when they received a tip-off about a possible homicide. Investigators determined they were looking for the Pinkney’s stepson, Nevar Beverly, in connection with the homicide.
“We immediately began looking for the vehicle, located it and subsequently apprehended the vehicle,” said Chief Hank Stawinski of the Prince George’s County Police.
Almost the moment that radio-alert went out, officers spotted the suspect’s vehicle in the area of FedEx Field. They pursued it when one police cruiser collided with an unrelated vehicle. No one was injured in the collision. Beverly eventually returned just around the corner from the murder scene. After his vehicle stopped, he got out of the car and tried to flee. However, the officers caught him.
Detectives quickly discovered a selfie posted on the suspect’s social media account that showed his stepfather’s body inside the home after he was killed. He had allegedly strangled his stepfather to death and then posted photos of the body on Twitter. The picture has since been taken down from the internet.
Talking to FOX 5, the neighbors said that the father and the son had been fighting for about a month and the police had already come to their house before. “I’ve seen the sheriff come there before stuff like that, but I don’t think it was something dramatically serious for this to happen,” said Andrea Dickson a neighbor. Other neighbors also added that the victim was a well-liked man in the neighborhood and was very kind.
“I don’t fully understand why people are finding themselves in a place where they’re resolving a dispute and ending with a death,” said Stawinski.
It’s sad, it’s right in front of you, it’s hard to fathom I saw him yesterday and not today, it’s heartbroken,’ Dickson told ABC 7.
“It’s just a sad situation, it’s an awful situation, a terrible situation,” said another neighbor Pearline Humbles. The investigation is underway and no other details…