Northeast D.C. turkey giveaway in honor of fallen Baltimore Police detective

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Hundreds of people came to pick up free turkeys on Tuesday in Northeast D.C., greeted with posters remembering Detective Sean Suiter.

For the fourth year, MBI Health Systems, LLC, gave out the free turkeys to their clients.

Some of them didn't expect to have a turkey to provide to their family this year.

"I really didn’t have the funds to be honest with you, everything is just going crazy this year I’m not working, so this was really a blessing for me," says Pamela Barrett.

MBI Health Systems, LLC is a certified behavioral health agency servicing the D.C. area with services and programs for both adults and children.

This year, they chose to do the event in honor of Detective Suiter, who grew up in D.C. and was killed in West Baltimore last week.

"He was a public servant, doing this work, helping people," says Tony Crews, Vice President. "We want to be sure the people that are getting these turkeys recognize him and the work that he does, and to remember to stay in treatment, so they don't become a victim or become a person that causes harm to a police officer."

The reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person who killed Detective Suiter is now up to $215,000.

On Monday, Baltimore Police said they recovered additional, "significant" evidence from the crime scene.

"Based on the autopsy it has specifically made us think about this murder in a different way, that's since then led us to recover evidence today that we had not yet recovered," said Commissioner Kevin Davis.

He would not comment further about the evidence.

Commissioner Davis also said that they did execute a search warrant on Sunday night and took two people into custody in relation to the case.

Turkey recipients signed a poster with words of encouragement for Detective Suiter's loved ones.

MBI Health Systems say they plan to give it to his family.

To donate to a family-approved site to support Detective Suiter's family, visit their GoFundMe page.

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