Man found dead inside Riverdale home

A 40-year-old man was found shot to death Wednesday afternoon inside a house in the Riverdale area, Prince George’s County police said.

Officers were called to check on the well being of a man inside a home in the 6200 block of Kenilworth Avenue about 4 p.m. and discovered the body inside, said Cpl. Larry Johnson, a spokesman. The man suffered gunshot wounds and authorities pronounced him dead at the scene, Johnson said.

Police did not release the man’s name but are investigating the case as a homicide. Investigators had no information about the shooting or any potential suspects last Wednesday, Johnson said.

Clarence Williams is the night police reporter for The Washington Post and has spent the better part of 13 years standing next to crime scene tape, riding in police cars or waking officials in the middle of night to gather information about breaking news in and around Washington.

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