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Man Murdered in Md. Neighborhood Was Shot, Set on Fire: Police

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    The man found dead on the front lawn of a Prince George's County home had been shot and burned. Late Wednesday, police released the man's name. Prince George's County Bureau Chief Tracee Wilkins talked to several people in the District Heights neighborhood about what happened. (Published Wednesday, March 23, 2016)

    Prince George's County police say a man who was found dead in a District Heights townhome community had been shot and set on fire. 

    Officers were called to the 5000 block of Hil Mar Drive about 5:30 a.m. Wednesday where a man's body was found outside of a home.

    Police identified the man as 32-year-old Rashaad Garnett Tate. 

    Tate was shot and set on fire. He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

    Man Found Dead in District Heights Was Murdered: Police

    [DC] Man Found Dead in District Heights Was Murdered: Police
    Prince George's County police say a man found dead in a townhome community in District Heights was murdered.
    (Published Wednesday, March 23, 2016)

    Bob Adams lives in the area and says the incident is unusual for the quiet townhome community. 

    "I've been living here ever since they built these houses. This is like the first homicide that I'm familiar with over here," Adams said. 

    No arrests have been made at this time. 

    Anyone with information is asked to call police at (301) 772-492 or Crime Solvers at 1 (866) 411-TIPS.