Capitol Heights

Man Found Killed in Capitol Heights Apartment


A man was discovered shot and killed inside an apartment in Capitol Heights, Maryland, Tuesday afternoon, police say.

Francis Bwaku of Capitol Heights was shot multiple times and died at the scene, Prince George's County police said in an update Wednesday. He was 42. 

Kerrick Daniels, 46, of D.C., was charged with first- and second-degree murder, among other charges. 

Detectives say that according to an initial investigation, the victim and suspect knew each other and were arguing when Daniels shot Bwaku.

Bwaku was discovered by officers in an apartment in the 6600 block of Ronald Road, just after 1 p.m., according to police. 

Daniels was held without bond.

Detectives ask anyone with information relevant to the investigation to call the anonymous line 1-866-411-TIPS.

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