Update: Suspect arrested in Hyattsville murder; Victim identified

Prince George’s County Police have arrested 21 year-old Aberdeen resident Alexander Maskiewicz, who they say shot and killed 27-year-old Belcrest Road resident Salina Rivera near her Hyattsville home. Hyattsville City Police Department officers responded to a reported shooting at the 6200 block of Belcroast Road at around 7:55 p.m. March 12, 2019. There, they found Rivera in walkway, fatally wounded. She died on the scene, according to police. The address is near the Mosiac Apartments.

Courtesy city of Hyattsville, Marvin R. Blumberg Co.

Landy annexation passes first vote

At its March 5, 2019 meeting, Hyattsville City Council unanimously voted to give preliminary approval to a measure annexing parts of a planned townhouse development into the city’s borders. The measure must pass two additional votes before it is official.