HILLCREST HEIGHTS, Md. (WUSA) -- The bodies of the woman and child were found in Hillcrest Heights around 8 p.m. Thursday night, say Prince George's County Police.
The crime scene at 23rd Parkway and Oxon Run Drive is about a block wide, in a wooded area on park property. Maryland National Capital Park Police are handling the initial investigation and will turn it over to Prince George's County Police.
Officials from Prince George's County Police say the bodies were found in close proximity to each other and this is a death investigation. They say they will release more details Friday afternoon.
Earlier Thursday, Prince George's County State's Attorney Angela Alsobrooks said the county recently saw a decrease in crime.
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