Murder USA: Devine Lionell Wood found murdered along Cedarville Road near gravel pit


Devine Lionell Wood murdered in Brandywine
Devine Lionell Wood murdered in Brandywine
Cedarville Road homicide investigation 102714
Cedarville Road in Brandywine. Photo courtesy of PG Police.


PG Police working to solve murder of Devine Lionell Wood

The Prince George’s County Police Department is investigating a murder in Brandywine. The victim is identified as 31-year-old Devine Lionell Wood of Turtle Dove Place in Waldorf. On October 26, 2014, a family member reported Wood missing in Charles County. 

Family members had limited information that suggested Wood was last seen in Prince George’s County. PGPD officers searched for Wood in the Brandywine area on the evening of October 26, 2014, but were unable to locate him.

On October 27, 2014, at about 6:00 pm, officers were called to the 17600 block of Bevard Road for a possible body. When they arrived, they found a body in a secluded area of Brandywine. Investigators were able to identify the victim as Wood. He was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound and was pronounced dead on the scene. Detectives are working to identify the suspect(s) and motive in this case.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s 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 and submit a tip online.

BRANDYWINE, MD. (NBC 4  Jackie Benson) — Prince George’s County Police are investigating an apparent homicide in Brandywine Monday evening.

Police received a call about a body around 6:40 p.m. at Cedarville and Bevard roads. There, they found a man suffering from trauma near a car. He was pronounced dead on scene.

“This is a heavily wooded, relatively rural area so it’s not heavily populated,” Cpl. Nate Lewis with Prince George’s County Police said, admitting whomever called 911 may have something to do with the investigation.

The man’s identity and cause of death have not yet been released.

The area where the body was found belongs to Aggregate Industries, that uses the land as a sand and gravel pit.

The 911 caller may have been a hunter.







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