Police: Suspect Kills Stepfather, Posts Pictures of Body on Social Media - NBC4 Washington

Police: Suspect Kills Stepfather, Posts Pictures of Body on Social Media

A witness told police the suspect said, "I told you I would do it."

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    A man killed his stepfather and then posted pictures with his body on social media, police say. News4's Derrick Ward reports the murder happened in Bowie, Maryland. (Published Saturday, July 8, 2017)

    A suspect killed his stepfather and posted pictures of his dead body to social media, according to police in Bowie, Maryland.

    Officers responded to the 15000 block of Dalby Court Saturday morning and found the body of a man in his 60s. The body showed signs of trauma, police said. The man was later identified as Ronald Pinkney.

    Investigators determined they were looking for the Pinkney's stepson, Navar Beverly, in connection with the homicide.

    Prince George’s County police spotted Beverly near the Hampton Mall at Hampton Park Boulevard and Central Avenue and pursued him. The chase lead back toward Bowie, where the vehicle stopped at the intersection of Central Avenue and Devonwood Drive.

    Police said Beverly fled his vehicle and was caught in the 1000 block of Dodson Court. He is in police custody.

    According to police documents, Beverly said to a witness, "I told you I would do it."

    Prince George's County police said the relationship between the Beverly and Pinkney had been a rocky one with fights and arguments.

    They said the online photos have been taken down.