Maryland man, 62, clubbed roommate to death, police say

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Local,Maryland,Crime,Scott McCabe,Prince Georges County

A 62-year-old Capitol Heights man has been accused of beating his roommate to death with a club.

Luke Osei-Kwame, of the 1100 block of Adeline Way, was charged with first-degree murder and related charges in the death of 59-year-old Anthony Taylor.

According to Prince George's County police, around 8 p.m. March 18, Taylor and Osei-Kwame got into an argument that escalated into a physical confrontation. Osei-Kwame grabbed a large wooden club and beat his roommate.

Taylor was taken to a hospital where he died from his injuries Wednesday.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Prince George's County Police Department's Homicide Unit at (301) 772-4925.

smccabe@washingtonexaminer.com

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