Police: Prince George’s Co. murder-suicide of married couple under investigation

Police in Prince George’s County, Maryland, are investigating what they said was a domestic-related murder-suicide at the Beltsville home of a married couple in their 70s.

Ji Tu, 78, and spouse Li Tu, 72, were found suffering gunshot wounds in their home in the 3600 block of Stonehall Drive when officers arrived Thursday around 6:25 p.m. for a welfare check, according to the Prince George’s County Police Department.

Police said Ji Tu was the murder suspect and shot his spouse before killing himself.

Both were pronounced dead at the scene, and the motive for the shooting is under investigation, police said.

Anyone with information relevant to this investigation can call Homicide Unit detectives at 301-516-2512, contact Crime Solvers online at www.pgcrimesolvers.com, the “P3 Tips” mobile app (search “P3 Tips” in the Apple Store or Google Play to download the app onto your mobile device), or call 1-866-411-TIPS (8477). Tipsters may remain anonymous and should refer to case number 24-0026669.

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Dana Sukontarak

Dana Sukontarak is a Digital Writer/Editor for WTOP.com. She loves haiku poetry, short sci-fi stories and word games. She grew up in Prince George’s County, Maryland, and currently lives in Silver Spring.

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