On October 15 at approximately 2:32 p.m., officers responded to the 20 block of Lookout Drive in Indian Head for a report of unknown trouble. Upon arrival, officers located Leonora Coates-Slade, 47, of Indian Head, deceased with injuries to her upper body. Initial investigation revealed that Brandon Kiah Slade, 26, of Norfolk, VA, who is Ms. Coates-Slade’s son, was visiting his mother’s home when for reasons not known at this time he assaulted her and fled in a GMC Yukon.

Lookouts and location updates were provided to law enforcement agencies in the surrounding areas. Shortly before 8 p.m., officers with the Limerick Township Police Department in Limerick, PA located and apprehended Slade without incident.

Slade is currently awaiting extradition in Pennsylvania and will be served an arrest warrant upon his return to Maryland for this incident. 

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Det. E. Weaver at (301) 609-6571. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous may contact Charles County Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS. Tips can also be submitted online at www.charlescountycrimesolvers.com or by using the P3Intel mobile app.

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