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Hyattsville Man Dies from Stab Wounds

A Hyattsville man died Thursday night from stab wounds suffered during an altercation in Cheverly.

A Hyattsville man died Thursday night from stab wounds suffered during an altercation in Cheverly. File|Patch
A Hyattsville man died Thursday night from stab wounds suffered during an altercation in Cheverly. File|Patch

A Hyattsville man died Thursday night from stab wounds suffered during an altercation in Cheverly, according to authorities.

The victim has been identified as Duvaughn Ganeous, 46, of the 4900 block of 56th Avenue in Hyattsville.

Officers with the Cheverly Police Department and the Prince George’s County Police Department responded to reports of a stabbing in the 5600 block of Landover Road at about 10 p.m. When they arrived, they found Ganeous suffering from trauma to the upper body a short distance away in the 5400 block of Annapolis Road.

Ganeous was taken to a hospital, where he died about 10:45 p.m., The Washington Post reports.

Detectives are working to establish a motive and identify suspects in this case.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit at 301-772-4925. To remain anonymous, call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), text PGPD plus your message to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to http://www.pgcrimesolvers.com and submit a tip online.

A reward of up to $25,000 is offered to anyone who provides information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.

Marcus Aurelius May 06, 2014 at 11:49 AM
let me guess, I bet it was one of those tea party members that voted for Romney

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