Alexandria Brief: Man Charged with Murder

Alexandria Brief: Man Charged with Murder

Alexandria Police have charged a suspect in connection with the homicide of Melaku Abraha, who died on April 1, from injuries sustained during a robbery that occurred in the 200 block of South Alfred Street on March 28.

George McGee, II, 22, of Capital Heights, Md., was charged with murder and robbery on April 12. He is being held without bond in Prince George's County.

In a statement this week, Police Chief Earl Cook said, “As always, I am impressed by the hard work of our Alexandria Police detectives and their unwavering commitment to the victim and his family. Their dedication resulted in an arrest in less than two weeks. I would also like to thank the Prince George's County Police Department for their assistance in arresting the suspect."

The Police Department asks that anyone with information about this investigation contact Detective Bikeramjit Gill at 703-746-6751.