Arrest made in Killing of College Park Student from Bel Air

Arrest made in Killing of College Park Student from Bel Air


Two suspects have been arrested by the police of the Prince George County related to the Jan 11 killing of a student at the University of Maryland, College Park. 22 year old boy Justin Vance Desha –Overcash of Bel Air was shot in the off campus areas on the 38th Avenue. Robbery is the motive of his crime and the police officials mentioned it in a new release. But some authorities said that the motive can be related with drug. According the report from the Washington Post the police sources said that the victim was selling the drug and the detectives have found some marijuana laced lollipops in his home. The mother of the victim denied that her son was linked to drugs. Stephen Weaver of age 22 and Deandre Ricardo Williams of age 23 are the two suspects identified and arrested by the police officials. The PGPD announces the arrest as the homicide of the student of University of Maryland. Homicide Unit from police department of the Prince George County has arrested the 23 year old Deandre Ricardo Williams and 22 year old Stephen Weaver related to the death of 22 year old Justice Vance Desha. The murder took place in the College Park, Maryland.
On January 11th approximately at 11.27 in the morning patrol officer responded to the 8800 block of the 38th avenue for a shooting report. Desha Overcash was found suffering from gunshot wound when the officer arrived the 8800 block of the 38th Avenue in the college park. The patrol officer made all necessary arrangements to transport him to the local hospital but he was announced dead over there. Detective identified that Williams of the 5800 block of Field Place, N.E in Washington D.C and Weaver of the 2600 block of Kinderbrook Lane, and Bowie as suspects in the case during the course of investigation. The Detective also determined that the robbery is the motive of the homicide. Both the arrested suspects have been charged with first degree murder. Weaver has been remanded on a no bond status to the department of correction in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. Williams was currently awaiting extradition and he was arrested in Washington D.C with the assistance of the Metropolitan Police Department. The public are requested to call the homicide unit of the police department of the Prince George County if they have any information about this case. They can call the crime solvers if they want to be anonymous.

By: Teni Sow | Senior Editor at and Regular Contributor to

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