News Release, Prince George’s County Police Department

Upper Marlboro, Md- Prince George’s County Police detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of an 18 year old female inside of a Fort Washington home last night. The decedent is Saniyah Floyd of Walker Mill Road in Capitol Heights.

On April 7th, at approximately 10:30 pm, patrol officers responded to a residence in the 13000 block of Buchanan Drive. Officers found Floyd in a bedroom suffering from a single gunshot wound. She was pronounced dead on the scene.

Investigators are speaking with witnesses who were with Floyd at the time and reviewing forensic evidence as they work to determine the facts as to what exactly happened in the home.
Detectives are investigating whose gun was involved in this incident. The gun was recovered on the scene.

Investigators are consulting with the Prince George’s County State’s Attorney’s Office regarding this case.

If anyone has information relevant to this investigation, they are asked to please call our detectivesat301-772-4925. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at1-866-411-TIPS(8477), or go online, or use the “P3 Tips” mobile app (search “P3 Tips” in the Apple Store or Google Play to download the app onto your mobile device.)

David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...