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UNITED STATES POSTAL INSPECTION SERVICE
NEWS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Frank Schissler
Title: Postal Inspector

Phone: 202-268-3700
Email: ISMediaInquiries@uspis.gov

NOVEMBER 24, 2013

POSTAL INSPECTORS OFFER REWARD OF UP TO $100,000
Letter carrier fatally shot in Cheverly, MD

The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is offering a reward of up to $100,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual responsible for the fatal shooting of a U.S. Postal Service letter carrier who was delivering mail on his assigned route in Cheverly, MD, on November 23, 2013. The incident occurred at approximately 7:20 p.m. in the 6000 block of Reed Road in Cheverly, MD 20785.

Postal Inspectors and Prince George's County Police responded to the shooting; however, the letter carrier died at the scene. Both agencies are continuing a joint investigation.

Any person who kills or attempts to kill an officer or employee of the United States while the employee is engaged in the performance of his or her official duties may be sentenced to the death penalty (18 USC 1114).

Anyone with information related to this crime should contact the U.S. Postal Inspection Service at 877-876-2455 (press 2) or Prince George's County Police at 301-772-4925. Do not take any action to apprehend the suspects. All information will be kept confidential.

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