Police ID woman found dead in car in Capitol Heights

Prince George’s County police have identified the woman who was found dead in a car Thursday morning in Capitol Heights, Maryland.

Nika Dorsey, 42, of Greenbelt, was found in a car on Ritchie Drive, just north of Ritchie Marlboro Road, at about 5:30 a.m. by a worker from a business nearby, authorities said. Police found her suffering from trauma and she was pronounced dead on the scene.

The case is being treated as a homicide.

If you know anything that might help the investigation, the police are asking you to call them at 301-772-4925. If you want to remain anonymous, you can call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), go online at www.pgcrimesolvers.com, or use the “P3 Tips” mobile app. Refer to case 20-0000207.

WTOP’s Andrea Cambron contributed to this report.

Rick Massimo

Rick Massimo came to WTOP, and to Washington, in 2013 after having lived in Providence, R.I., since he was a child. He's the author of "A Walking Tour of the Georgetown Set" and "I Got a Song: A History of the Newport Folk Festival."

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