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Four suspects charged in the murder of Alphonso Drew

7:38 PM, May 16, 2013   |    comments
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BRANDYWINE, Md. (WUSA9) -- Police have arrested and charged four suspects in connection to the murder of 55-year-old Alphonso Drew in Brandywine.

Police say 55-year-old Alphonso Ray Drew's body was discovered Sunday at 5:30 p.m. inside his home in the 12900 block of Cherry Tree Crossing Road. Officers had responded for a check on welfare call, police said. 

An autopsy determined he died as a result of blunt force trauma. The investigation reveals the motive was robbery and all four suspects have admitted their involvement in the murder, officials say. 

All have been charged with first degree murder and related charges, according to police. 

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