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Tip to Charles County Crime Solvers Helps Investigators Identify and Arrest Two Suspects in Murder Behind Firehouse Banquet Hall

DATE: July 2, 2021                  

CONTACT: Diane Richardson
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives have identified and arrested two suspects in connection with the murder of Leon Nathaniel Inabinett, Jr., 25, who was shot and killed on June 20 in the parking lot of a firehouse banquet hall at 3099 Livingston Road in Bryans Road, MD. Inabinett was in the back parking lot when two suspects approached and fired multiple shots at him. Inabinett was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced deceased. A tip to Charles County Crime Solvers, in addition to other leads, led to the identification of the suspects. Detectives subsequently obtained arrest warrants for Ryan Lamont Bell, 34, of Waldorf, and Jahad Karim Frierson, 23, of Waldorf. Bell was located and arrested on June 22. With the assistance of the U.S. Marshals Service, Frierson was located and arrested on June 29. Both suspects were charged with first-degree murder, second-degree murder, and other related charges. They are being held without bond at the Charles County Detention Center. The victim and suspects were known to each other. Anyone with additional information should call Det. 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. The investigation is continuing. 

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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. All individuals who provide tips through Crime Solvers will remain anonymous. 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. Tips can also be submitted online at www.charlescountycrimesolvers.com or by using the P3Intel mobile app, which can be found in the Android Store and Apple store by searching P3tips. For more information about the P3 program, click on this link: www.p3intel.com.

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