West Springfield, VA Area Cold Cases

cold-case-record__Bell

Name

David Bell

Age

49

Cause of Death

Stabbed

Info

David bell was found stabbed to death in his residence

Agency

Maryland State Police

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cold-case-record__Morales

Name

Marcos Morales

Age

19

Cause of Death

Gunshot

Info

Argument moved to the parking lot where suspect #1 drew a gun and shot morales killing him

Agency

Maryland State Police

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cold-case-record__Plew

Name

Kenneth Plew

Age

75

Cause of Death

Gunshot

Info

Kenneth plew's body was recovered in the trunk of his car with apparent gunshot wounds. it is believed robbery is the motive for the murder.

Agency

Maryland State Police

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cold-case-record__Polk

Name

Pennock Polk

Age

83

Cause of Death

Gunshot

Info

Family members drove to mr. polk's residence and entered through an unlocked door. mr. polk was found deceased on the floor in a room just off of the kitchen; he had been beaten and shot. robbery appears to be the motive for the murder.

Agency

Maryland State Police

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cold-case-record__Ennis

Name

Oscar Ennis

Age

Cause of Death

Stabbed

Info

At that time, a tip was received alleging ennis was killed by someone close to him who used an ice pick to cause his death.

Agency

Maryland State Police

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cold-case-record__Gibson

Name

Rosemary Gibson

Age

22

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

The office of the state fire marshal investigated the cause of the fire and determined the fire was intentionally set. gibson's death was ruled a homicide.

Agency

Maryland State Police

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cold-case-record__Grant

Name

Victor Grant

Age

Cause of Death

Stabbed

Info

​victor grant was a young child who was found unresponsive by his mother. he was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced deceased. the cause of his death was ruled blunt force trauma.

Agency

Maryland State Police

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cold-case-record__Thornton

Name

Percy Thornton

Age

54

Cause of Death

Gunshot

Info

The bodies were identified as percy thornton and joann wright. an autopsy determined both were dead prior to the fire and both had been shot

Agency

Maryland State Police

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cold-case-record__Wright

Name

Joann Wright

Age

30

Cause of Death

Gunshot

Info

The bodies were identified as percy thornton and joann wright. an autopsy determined both were dead prior to the fire and both had been shot

Agency

Maryland State Police

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cold-case-record__Belk

Name

Vickie Belk

Age

28

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Vickie lynn belk’s body was discovered in a wooded area off of metropolitan church road near route 227 in bryans road. the manner of vickie's death was determined to be homicide.

Agency

Charles County Sheriff’s Office

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cold-case-record__Brooks

Name

Deborah Brooks

Age

17

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

The next day, two hunters were operating a four-wheel-drive vehicle in a wooded area off sharpersville road in charles county looking for a place to hunt deer. when they were about three-quarters of a mile off the road, they observed what appeared to be a body lying face-up under a pile of drywall. the charles county sheriff's office responded to the scene for the investigation.

Agency

Charles County Sheriff’s Office

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cold-case-record__Cordova

Name

Daniel Cordova

Age

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Body of a naked hispanic male in a parking area behind the business. the victim was later identified as daniel argueta cordova, a cook at a local outback steakhouse. daniel had suffered trauma to his upper body and his death was ruled a homicide by the medical examiner’s office

Agency

Charles County Sheriff’s Office

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cold-case-record__Doe

Name

Jane Doe

Age

30

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

The body of a deceased woman was located in an overgrown area off of irving road in bel alton. the woman, whose identity was unknown, was found to be the victim of a homicide.

Agency

Charles County Sheriff’s Office

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cold-case-record__Mader

Name

Christopher Mader

Age

23

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Murdered

Agency

Charles County Sheriff’s Office

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cold-case-record__Settle

Name

Sterling Settle

Age

14

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

The body of sterling emmanuel settle was found on a logging road off covington road in brandywine. sterling had sustained gunshot wounds to his upper body and his death was ruled a homicide

Agency

Charles County Sheriff’s Office

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cold-case-record__Wills

Name

Karen Wills

Age

20

Cause of Death

Homicide

Info

Karen sabrina wills was shot and killed while inside a residence on kings warf place in the wakefield subdivision of waldorf

Agency

Charles County Sheriff’s Office

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cold-case-record__Wright

Name

Lamon Wright

Age

30

Cause of Death

Stabbed

Info

Lamon wright was shot and killed as she was about to enter her townhouse on hadley drive in waldorf

Agency

Charles County Sheriff’s Office

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