Prince George's Headlines: Firefighter Declares Mayday, Assault at Knights Inn, Hyattsville's Top 10
This week's top headlines from your Prince George's County Patches.
Gus T. Williams, 29, of Queenstown, and Melanie K. Camacho, 24, of Landover, were arrested Wednesday in the alleged assault of a woman in a Maryland City hotel room. The two were charged with first-degree assault, second-degree assault, reckless endangerment, and weapons charges.
The fire began around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 9100 block of Edmonston Terrace in Greenbelt.
David Johnathan Scherr, 20, was last seen on campus in College Park at 2 p.m. in a Ravens shirts and white plaid shorts. He has been missing since Dec. 19. (Update: Prince George's County police say Scherr's body was found Friday night. Authorities are investigating his death as a suicide.)
Though there were early reports of children trapped inside the home, firefighters extinguished the blaze at 12500 block of Knowledge Lane and no injuries were reported, according to Prince George’s County Fire Department (PGFD) spokesperson Mark Brady.
Coverage of tragedies, scandals and politics among most read stories in Hyattsville in 2012.