UPDATE 1/13/2018 2;00 p.m.- The victim has been identified and her son charged in her murder. Please go to:

Waldorf man charged with stabbing, murdering his mother

UPDATE 2:04 a.m.- The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is actively investigating a homicide that occurred on 01/11/18, at approximately 2050 hours on Old Washington Rd in the area of the Park & Ride near Smallwood Dr in Waldorf, Md.

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is seeking assistance from the public with identifying an unknown African American female, approximately 40 to 50 years old with shoulder length braided hair, and two tattoos.

The tattoos; a cherub and a design. The Cherub Angel Tattoo, is on her left shoulder blade. A design of some sorts is on her right inner wrist. She was wearing a black top with gray leggings.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Charles County Sheriff’s Office at 301 932-2222.

UPDATE 10:24 p.m. From the Charles County Sheriff’s Facebook Page: 
Tonight, at 8:50 p.m., officers were called to the area of Old Washington Road near Smallwood Drive after a citizen reported seeing a female lying on the ground in the roadway. The woman was deceased and it appears suspicious. No further details are available at this time.

Anyone with information should call 301-932-2222. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS.

Waldorf, MD- At approximately 9:22 p.m. the Charles County Sheriff’s Office reported the closing of Old Washington Road at the Smallwood Drive Park and Ride due to police activity. It has been reported that the scene is being cordoned off by Sheriff’s Office for a fatal stabbing.  It was heard over the scanner that the suspect was not at the scene. However, that could change at anytime.

At this time there is no word on the exact nature of the situation other than what is reported above. This is a developing story and information updated will come directly from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office.