Garden argument between senior citizens leads to homicide

BLADENSBURG, Md. – A Maryland woman has been arrested after police say she called 911 to report the murder of an 82-year-old neighbor.

Officers who responded to the Sunday morning call found the victim, Hwa Cha Pak, suffering from upper body trauma in a garden in the back of an apartment in Bladensburg, a DC suburb, Prince George’s County police said Monday.

Homicide detectives said the woman was pronounced dead at the scene and Chun Yong Oh, 73, was charged with the murder, WJLA reported.

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Chun Yong Oh (Prince George’s County Police)

“The preliminary investigation reveals Oh and the victim had been in a dispute prior to the murder,” police said. “Oh struck the victim multiple times with a brick. Oh then called 911 to report the murder.”

Consequently, Oh was being held without bond.

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