SEAT PLEASANT, Md. (WUSA) - After making one arrest in the Nov. 16 murder of 31 year-old Sharod Darnell James in Seat Pleasant, Prince George's County Police are seeking a second suspect connected to the case.
On Nov. 16, polices responded to the 5600 block of Martin Luther King Jr.Highway for a report of a shooting, where they found James, of the 2200 block of Savannah Terrace in Southeast Washington, suffering from gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at a local hospital.
On November 21, 2012, police arrested Mahdi Lawson, 24, of Upper Marlboro, in connection with the murder.
Police are now searching for a second suspect identified as 23 year-old Joshua Jermaine Benton of the District of Columbia. Benton has a prominent tattoo on his right forearm. Police have emphasized that Benton has a twin brother who is not connected to the case.
Anyone with information is asked to call 301-772-4925, or Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).