PGPD release surveillance video connected to double homicide in Suitland


SUITLAND, Md. -- Police in Prince George’s County are trying to find out who killed 22-year-old Courtney Simms and 23-year-old Anthony Douglas back on July 9th in an alley way next to the Popeye’s restaurant on Silver Hill Road.

On Monday, PGPD released surveillance video showing three men in the area where the two men were murdered.

“After the shooting happened in the video, it seems that one of the suspects runs back toward the car. […] We definitely encourage anyone with information to definitely give us a call. You can remain anonymous and there is up to $25,000 if you can bring us an indictment.”, explained Prince George’s County Police Corporal Lamar Robinson.

Tyler Moncrief lives in the area and said she knew of Douglas, who went by Tony, calling him a ‘good guy’.
She said, “He was always positive, very fun, always had something jokey to say, always trying to hit on somebody, so yea… he was a good guy.”

Others who knew him say he was trying to turn his life around and had just earned his diploma.

Douglas’ family has set up a GoFundMe page to assist with his funeral expenses.
Meanwhile, longtime residents like Tony Young say it’s up to the people who live there, to turn things around. He says, “The community really has to do more. They have to be more aware and more alert.”

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS.