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Man Arrested for Murder of Boyfriend in Prince George's Co.

April 16, 2018

A 23-year-old man has been charged with the March murder of his boyfriend in Prince George's County. 

Canaan Peterson of the 1200 block of North Luzerne Avenue in Baltimore is charged with stabbing and killing 27-year-old Antonio Barnes of Evans Trail in Beltsville.

The suspect and victim were in a relationship.

On March 14th, at about 10:30 pm, pofficers were called to the 11200 block of Evans Trail for a welfare check. They found the victim outside suffering from  a stab wound.  He was taken to the hospital where he died a short time later.

The suspect is believed to have stabbed the victim during an argument, police say.

Peterson is charged with first degree murder and other related charges. He’s being held at the Department of Corrections on a no-bond status.

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