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Maryland man murders step-dad before taking selfie with body, posting images on Twitter

July 10, 2017  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
Maryland man murders step-dad before taking selfie with body, posting images on Twitter

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Police in Prince George’s County, Maryland says a man killed his stepfather over the weekend then posed for selfies with the victim’s body before posting the images on social media.

According to local reports, Prince George’s County Police arrested 28-year-old Navar Beverly on Saturday for the killing of his 65-year-old stepdad Rodney Pinkney.

Authorities sent out an alert after officers discovered the body Pinkney in the garage of his home in the 15000 block of Dalby Court in Bowie.

Police said Pinkey’s body showed apparent signs of blunt trauma. However, medical examiners later ruled the death a homicide by asphyxiation, Fox5 DC reported.

Navar Beverly, 38, (right) stand accused of killing his stepfather, 65-year-old Ronald Pinkney, in Bowie, Maryland (Fox 5DC)

Beverly was later spotted in his vehicle by Prince George’s County Police, and a chase ensued, NBC News Washington reported.

The suspect reportedly ditched his vehicle at the intersection of Central Avenue and Devonwood Drive and fled the scene on foot before he was taken into custody a short time later.

Beverly allegedly told one witness “I told you I would do it.”

Reports suggest the two men had a tumultuous relationship filled with arguments and even physical confrontations.

Following the murder, Beverly posted images of Pinkey’s remains on Twitter.

Image: Twitter

Police later had the online photos removed.

“What we’re seeing regarding conditions and what we’re seeing regarding social media, it’s disturbing,” Prince George’s County Police Chief Hank Stawinski said in a statement following the arrest.

Beverly remains in custody on no bail for first and second-degree murder charges.

Officials said Beverly had previously faced a murder charge for the 2004 killing of a 23-year-old man in Prince George’s County. However, details of that case including the deposition were not made known.

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