Woman, 73, Charged with Killing Neighbor, 82

Prince George’s County Police Homicide Unit detectives have charged a woman with killing her neighbor in Bladensburg, Md. Chun Yong Oh, 73, is accused of the murder of Hwa Cha Pak, 82.

Bladensburg Police said that at about 7:15 am Sunday, they were called to an apartment building in the 5000 block of Emerson Street for a welfare check. They located the victim suffering from upper body trauma in a garden in the back of the building. She was pronounced dead on the scene.

Detectives say Oh and the victim had been in a dispute prior to the murder. At one oint, Oh struck the victim multiple times with a brick and then called 9-1-1 to report her action.

Oh is charged with first and second degree murder. She’s in the custody of the Department of Corrections on a no-bond status.

If anyone has information on this case, they are asked to please call our detectives at 301-772-4925. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), or go online at www.pgcrimesolvers.com, or use the “P3 Tips” mobile app (search “P3 Tips” in the Apple Store or Google Play to download the app onto your mobile device.)  Please refer to case 19-0052660.