MURDER USA: Kowobari charged with stabbing her friend to death in PG trailer park love-triangle
CAPITOL HEIGHTS, MD. — PG County continues to be a Pretty Gory place to live, work and die. PG Cops say that Homicide Unit detectives arrested the suspect in connection with the homicide du jour, on Sept. 22, 2016, in Capitol Heights. The suspect is 34-year-old Olayinka Kowobari of 9403 Eugenia Park Street, Capitol Heights, Md.
Police say the victim is 35-year-old Jodi Henry of Mary Place in Fort Washington. The suspect and victims were acquaintances.
During that fight, the suspect stabbed the victim. The victim was taken to a hospital by a witness where she died a short time later. Patrol officers took the suspect into custody at her home.
The preliminary investigation reveals the suspect and victim got into a fight around 1:45 am at the suspect’s home in the 9400 block of Eugenia Park Street. During that fight, the suspect stabbed the victim. The victim was taken to a hospital by a witness where she died a short time later. Patrol officers took the suspect into custody at her home.
WJLA TV reports that sources say a man and his ex-girlfriend came to the home of his current girlfriend to break up with her. This led to an argument which, sources say, ended with the stabbing of 35-year-old Jodi Henry who was the current girlfriend.
Police say the murder happened outside the house where Henry lived with her daughter. There were children sleeping inside the house at the time of the murder, according to officials. Residents in the area reported hearing loud noises, including a man yelling, during the night.
One neighbor had a security camera set up that recorded some of the incident and has agreed to turn the footage over to police.
Kowobari is charged with first and second-degree murder. She’s in the custody of the Department of Corrections.
Anyone with information about this case 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 www.pgcrimesolvers.com and submit a tip online.