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Posted at 2:42 PM ET, 01/28/2011

Teen arrested in Langley Park stabbing

By Matt Zapotosky
Matt Zapotosky

A teenager has been arrested and charged with the slaying of a man who was found stabbed to death Jan. 8 in Langley Park, Prince George's County police said Friday.

Oscar Rosales-Madrid, 16, of Langley Park, was charged with first- and second-degree murder in the death of 30-year-old Alejandro Marcos Diaz Vasquez, authorities said.

Deputy Chief Gary Cunningham, who commands the Prince George's County Police Department's Bureau of Support Services, said a witness tipped investigators to Rosales-Madrid's involvement in the killing, and he later confessed.

Cunningham said investigators were not sure why Rosales-Madrid stabbed Diaz Vasquez or of the relationship between the two.Rosales-Madrid gave conflicting stories to investigators, he said, though he declined to specify what those stories were.

By Matt Zapotosky  | January 28, 2011; 2:42 PM ET
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Who is going to mow my lawn now and do the jobs that fat, overfed, arrogant Americans won't do with all this mexican on mexican crime?

Posted by: NyallsStJohnSmytheIV | January 28, 2011 4:08 PM | Report abuse

This is an awful tragedy. I am sorry for the family and friends of the victim.

As for Nyallas: your post is callous and bigoted.

Posted by: darrren12000 | January 28, 2011 4:22 PM | Report abuse

this is very sad for the family and friends of these. my heart will always be with you and all of their friends. i don't care what they did before or after, they are still human beings. no matter where they came from. i wish they could post a picture of each but i know the way things run. just for the prayers.

Posted by: marycom | January 29, 2011 5:48 AM | Report abuse

"...the jobs that fat, overfed, arrogant Americans won't do..."

You left out Racist.

Answer: They (You) will have to get up off of their Fat, Arrogant, Racist buttocks and do that four letter word: w-o-r-k. Good place to prove their natural superiority (present company Excepted).

Posted by: MTfromDC | January 30, 2011 8:38 PM | Report abuse

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