Temple Hills man, 78, charged in killing his girlfriend

Police in Prince George’s County, Maryland, said that a 78-year-old man was charged with second-degree murder after his 67-year-old girlfriend was found shot on Sunday.

The shooting happened about 11:15 a.m. in the 5300 block of Frazier Terrace in Temple Hills.



Police said that they found Sandra Watson, 67, of Saint Pauls, North Carolina, with a gunshot wound. She was taken to a nearby hospital and pronounced dead.

Investigators said the preliminary investigation determined that Booker Wilkins, 78, shot Watson during a dispute. He has been arrested and is being held without bond.

Police are asking anyone with information to call the homicide unit at 301-516-2512 or contact PG Crime Solvers online, using the P3 Tips app or by calling 1-866-411-8477 and referencing case number 22-0042493.

A map of the approximate location is included below.

Ivy Lyons

Ivy Lyons is a digital journalist for WTOP.com. Since 2018, they have worked on Capitol Hill, at NBC News in Washington, and with WJLA in Washington.

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