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Second Suspect in Gray Homicide Case Turns Self in to Detectives

 Charles County Sheriff’s investigators have arrested Charles Leon Thompson, Jr., 33, of Waldorf – the second suspect in the murder of Miaquita Gray who was shot and killed on February 4 at the sports bar, Beer 4 U, in Waldorf. Thompson called detectives on Feb. 13 and made arrangements to turn himself in to authorities. He was charged with first-degree murder and is being held at the Charles County Detention Center. The other suspect in this case, Anthony Wilkins, 33, was located in Emporia, VA, on Feb. 12. Anyone with additional information about this case is asked to call Det. B. Buchanan at (301) 609-6477. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous may contact Charles County Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS, texting CHARLES + the tip to CRIMES (274637) or submitting tips online at tipsubmit.com. The investigation is ongoing.

Arrested: Charles Thompson, Jr.

Arrested: Charles Thompson, Jr.

Charles County Crime Solvers offers rewards of up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest or indictment of a person responsible for a crime in Charles County. Anyone with information about an unsolved crime or the location of a fugitive may contact Charles County Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS, texting CHARLES + the tip to CRIMES (274637) or submitting tips online at tipsubmit.com. All individuals who provide tips through Crime Solvers will remain anonymous. Learn more at the CCSO’s website.

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is a full-service law enforcement agency comprised of more than 600 police, corrections and civilian personnel responsible for protecting more than 150,000 residents. The CCSO was accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) in 2001 has been designated as a CALEA Gold Standard of Excellence agency since 2011. Established in 1658, the CCSO is one of the oldest law enforcement agencies in the United States. For more information, visit www.ccso.us.      

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