Man arrested in homicide of retired FBI agent

LAUREL, MD. - Police have another arrest for the homicide of retired FBI agent Scott Alan Horn. They arrested a man on July 11. 

Jason Allen Byrd, 42, has been charged with first and second-degree murder, conspiracy to commit murder and using a handgun in a crime of violence.

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Police found 62-year-old Horn dead in the yard of a home after getting a 911 call on March 16 at 8:58 p.m. The retired Special Agent with the FBI was found with major trauma to his body.

Laurel Police Department and the Prince George’s County homicide unit have been investigating the death, and arrested Anne Reed Allen, 62, on June 30, and Byrd on July 11. Both are being held at the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections.

The investigation into Horn’s death is ongoing. Anyone with more information is encouraged to call the Laurel Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division at (301) 498-8002.

 

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