News Release, Prince George’s County Police Department

The Homicide Unit is investigating a domestic-related murder/suicide in Clinton. The victim is 37-year-old Kelvin Rascoe. The deceased suspect is his brother, 32-year-old Benjamin Rascoe. They lived together in a home in Clinton. 

On August 16th, at approximately 12:05 pm, patrol officers responded to the 11700 block of Mordente Drive for a shooting. Officers discovered the victim inside the residence suffering from gunshot wounds. The suspect was discovered in a bathroom suffering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. They were both pronounced dead on the scene.

The preliminary investigation reveals Benjamin and Kelvin got into a physical altercation and Benjamin shot and killed Kelvin before taking his own life.

If anyone has information relevant to this investigation, they are asked to please call detectives 301-772-4925.  

Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), or go online at, 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.)

Please refer to case 19-0047991.

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