Detectives Arrest Suspect in Fatal Stabbing in Oxon Hill

Jorge Luis-Lara, 33

Oxon Hill, MD - Homicide Unit detectives charged a man in connection with a fatal stabbing on Saturday. The suspect is 33-year-old Jorge Luis-Lara of no fixed address. He’s charged with killing 41-year-old Yovani Lopez of no fixed address.

On May 16th, at approximately 12:00 am, patrol officers were called to the 6300 block of Livingston Road in Oxon Hill for the report of a stabbing. They located the victim outside suffering from a stab wound. He died at a hospital a short time later.

The preliminary investigation revealed the victim was in close proximity to the suspect as the suspect argued with a third man. During that argument, the suspect pulled out a knife and the victim was stabbed.

Luis-Lara is charged with second degree murder and first degree assault. He is in the custody of the Department of Corrections on a no-bond status.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 301-516-2512. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), or go online at, or use the “P3 Tips” mobile app (search “P3 Tips” in the Apple Store or Google Play to download the app onto your mobile device.) Please refer to case number 20-0024023.

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