Hyattsville

Jan. 1

Antonio Thomas Jermaine Matthews was shot and killed in the 3400 block of Dodge Park Road in Hyattsville. Matthews, who was found by police with gunshots wounds to his upper body, was transported to Prince George's Hospital Center where he was pronounced dead.

Jan. 17

A dispute between a woman's ex-boyfriend and her current partner ended in the shooting death of Joseph Lavelle Thompson, 25. Thompson was found by county police lying on the sidewalk in front of a single-family home in the 220 block of Vermont Avenue in Hyattsville. Nathan Matthews of Hyattsville was charged with second-degree murder.

Feb. 7

Edgardo Carlos Fuentes, a Hyattsville resident, was found with multiple gunshot wounds lying on the floor of his laundry room apartment. A neighbor called police, who declared Fuentes, 36, dead at the scene. Police said residents heard gunshots about an hour before a neighbor found Fuentes' body.

March 1

Carlos Cordon, who had been reported missing to Montgomery County police, was found dead in the 7900 block of 14th Avenue in Hyattsville. Cordon, 35, a Silver Spring resident, was the victim of a homicide, police said. Reports did not specify how he was killed.

March 2

Ricardo Alfredo Carbajal, a Hyattsville resident, was found with multiple stab wounds in the 2000 block of University Boulevard in Hyattsville. He was transported to a hospital, where he died three days later, according to county police. Police are searching for a suspect.

March 4

Police found the decomposed body of a man lying near a creek in the 3100 block of Powder Mill Road in Hyattsville. The victim did not have identification, according to reports.

March 17

Brian Francis Bell of Clinton was shot to death after getting in a fender bender in the parking lot of a Hyattsville restaurant. Bell, 21, was rear-ended by the driver of a white Toyota Camry, who proceeded to fire several shots at Bell's car outside Mad Chef Cafe. He was hit in the upper body and died shortly after. The suspect fled after the shooting, according to police.

March 22

Ebenezer Ankuma, 52, was found suffering from gunshot wounds to the upper body near Toledo Terrace in Hyattsville. Ankuma, of the 3400 block of Toledo Terrace, was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead shortly thereafter. Police suspect the victim may have been shot during a robbery as he was walking to his home.

April 2

Kenneth Cameron, 51, of the 5100 block of Kenilworth Avenue in Hyattsville, called 911 after he reportedly killed his mother. Police arrived at the scene and found 71-year-old Ester Mae Cameron lying on the living room floor with trauma to her upper body. She was pronounced dead at the scene. According to investigative reports the suspect got into a verbal argument with his mother, retrieved a hammer and struck her several times. After the assault he called the police and told them what had transpired. He was charged with first degree murder.

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