UPDATE: Suspect wanted For double homicide at a Popeyes in Suitland now in custody

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SUITLAND, Md - A suspect wanted in connection with a double homicide in Suitland back in July is now in custody. He’s 28-year-old Robert Suesbury of the 1600 block of Euclid Street in Northwest Washington.

On July 9th, at about 7:20 pm, patrol officers responded to the 4600 block of Silver Hill Road for a shooting. Twenty-two-year-old Courtney Simms of 23rd Parkway in Temple Hills and 23-year-old Anthony Douglas of 28th Avenue in Marlow Heights were fatally wounded. The shooting occurred in an alleyway between two businesses.

In July, 19-year-old Jharrod Armstrong of the 1400 block of Fairmont Street in Northwest Washington was arrested for the murders.Detectives previously released surveillance video from the evening of the shooting that shows three suspects getting out of a car and then walking out of the screen toward the victims. After the shooting, one of the suspects is seen running back to the car.

Preliminarily, detectives believe the suspects intended to rob the victims.Suesbury and Armstrong are both charged with first and second degree murder.Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 301-772-4925. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to www.pgpolice.org and submit a tip online.


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.

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