The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit is investigating a fatal assault that occurred earlier this month in Langley Park. The victim is 15-year-old Nelson Ramos of Takoma Park.
He was a 10th grader at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring.
On April 7 at approximately 3:15 a.m., officers responded to the area of the Ruatan Northwest Branch Trail. There they discovered an unresponsive male who was suffering from trauma. He was found in the wooded area off the walking trail and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Ruatan Northwest Branch Trail falls within the jurisdiction of Maryland-National Capital Park Police. The Prince George’s County Police Department investigates all homicides that occur within the jurisdiction of Maryland-National Capital Park Police.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 301-516-2512. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), or go online at www.pgcrimesolvers.com, or use the “P3 Tips” mobile app. The case number is 21-0015457.