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Maryland Man Arrested In Connection To Fatal Stabbing Of His Sister, Police Mum On Motive

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Source: Prince George’s County Police; UNSPLASH

Jul. 13 2022, Published 9:04 a.m. ET

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A Maryland man faces a murder charge after he allegedly stabbed his older sister to death, law enforcement officials said.

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According to the Prince George’s County Police, 34-year-old Timothy Edwards of Chillum is accused of killing Nashanna Belnavis, 38, on July 7 in Hyattsville.

Around 4:50 p.m., the department said officers responding to a call about “unknown trouble” discovered Belnavis inside an apartment “suffering from trauma to the body.”

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Officers conducting a preliminary investigation into Belnavis’ murder identified Edwards as a suspect in the case.

“For reasons that remain under investigation, the suspect fatally stabbed the victim,” police said.

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Edwards faces charges of first- and second-degree murder as well as assault.

He was being held without bond.

Police have not released a possible motive for the crime, and the incident remains under investigation.

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