Homicide investigation: Body found in road in Capitol Heights

WASHINGTON — Prince George’s County police are investigating a homicide after a man was found dead in the middle of a Baltic Street in Capitol Heights, Maryland.

Police said around 8:15 a.m., a citizen flagged down a Seat Pleasant officer who at the time was on Baltic Street.

The victim was found in the 5900 block of Baltic Street with upper body trauma.

Nearby are the Darkkar Autobody Repair Center and Cummings Trucking, as well as Central Avenue.

He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Detectives are on the scene trying to determine who did it and why. Anyone with information is asked to call 1-866-411-TIPS.

Colleen Kelleher

Colleen Kelleher is an award-winning journalist who has been with WTOP since 1996. Kelleher joined WTOP as the afternoon radio writer and night and weekend editor and made the move to WTOP.com in 2001. Now she works early mornings as the site's Senior Digital Editor.

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