Police Make Arrest in Oxon Hill Murder Case

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OXON HILL, MD – A 25-year-old D.C. man was arrested for a deadly stabbing incident that occurred last Friday in Oxon Hill. Police say Norman Bethea, Jr., 25, was charged for stabbing and killing 28-year-old Steven Artkale Davis.

According to police, on Friday, at approximately 2:45 pm, patrol officers responded to the 1100 block of Southview Drive for the report of an assault. The officers discovered Davis unresponsive in the roadway suffering from trauma. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

“The preliminary investigation revealed that Bethea stabbed Davis after the two were involved in a physical altercation that started on a bus and continued once they exited the bus. Bethea was taken into custody not far from the scene,” the department said.

Bethea is charged with second-degree murder and other related charges. He is in the custody of the Department of Corrections on a no-bond status.

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