Clinton Man Charged with Patricide - Southern Maryland Headline News

Clinton Man Charged with Patricide


Andre Picarriello, 27, of Clinton. (Arrest photo)
Andre Picarriello, 27, of Clinton. (Arrest photo)

The Prince George's County Police Department's Homicide Unit has charged a Clinton man in connection with the murder of his father. The suspect is 27-year-old Andre Picarriello. The victim is 74-year-old Guillermo Picarriello. Both lived in the 5600 block of Fishermens Court.

On Saturday, June 13, at about 9:30 pm, patrol officers were called to the family's home for a stabbing. When they arrived, they found the victim suffering from stab wounds. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Preliminarily, detectives believe the suspect stabbed his father after the two got into an argument. The suspect then left the home. He was arrested this morning in Charles County on an unrelated charge. The Prince George's County Police Department has charged Andre Picarriello with first and second degree murder. He is currently in custody in Charles County.

Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit at 301-772-4925. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call CRIME SOLVERS at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to www.pgcrimesolvers.com and submit a tip online.

Source: Prince George's County Police Department

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