2 teens arrested in Oxon Hill murder of Va. man

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PRINCE GEORGE’S CO. – Two teens have been arrested in the February Oxon Hill murder of a Virginia man, police say.

Police arrested two suspects, Maicol Alvarado-Baide and Erlin Andrades-Zelaya, both 18 and of Oxon Hill. They are both charged with fatally stabbing 23-year-old Yefrin Argueta of Arlington, Virginia, police say. The suspects and victim were acquaintances.

On February 25th, at approximately 10:45 pm, Maryland-National Capital Park Police officers and Prince George’s County Police officers responded to the 1100 block of Marcy Avenue for the report of a stabbing. When they arrived on scene, officers found the victim outside suffering from stab wounds. He was pronounced dead a short time later at the hospital.

Police say during the course of the investigation, detectives identified Andrades-Zelaya and Alvarado-Baide as the suspects. They are both suspected gang members. The motive in this homicide remains under investigation.

The suspects are charged with first and second degree murder, officials say. They are in custody of the Department of Corrections on a no-bond status.

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