UPDATE – The victim of the murder has been identified as Jermell Delontae Jones, age 33 of Great Mills.
On February 4, 2022, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office arrested Cherron Montril Waul, age 44 of Lexington Park, and Waul was charged with the following:
Murder First Degree
Murder Second Degree
Assault First Degree
Assault Second Degree
Preliminary investigation determined Waul lured the victim to meet with him outside of the Indian Bridge Apartments complex, and a physical altercation took place. Jones was stabbed repeatedly and subsequently died.
Waul remains incarcerated at the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center in Leonardtown, awaiting an appearance before the District Court Commissioner
UPDATE – On February 3, 2022, at 7:30 a.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 21100 block of Great Mills Road in Great Mills, for the check the welfare of a male subject lying on the ground. Deputies arrived on scene and located the male victim who was deceased. Detectives and crime lab personnel from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division responded to the scene and continued the investigation.
The victim has been positively identified however his name will not be released by the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office until next of kin has been notified. The victim is a male, age 33 from Great Mills.
The investigation is ongoing, and updates will be provided as warranted.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Detective Daniel Sidorowicz at (301) 475-4200 extension 78043 or by email at Daniel.Sidorowicz@stmarysmd.com.
Citizens may remain anonymous and contact Crime Solvers at (301) 475-3333, or text a tip to “TIP239” plus their message to “CRIMES” (274637). Through the Crime Solvers Program tipsters are eligible for an award of up to $1,000 for information about a crime in St. Mary’s County that leads to an arrest or indictment.
GREAT MILLS, Md. – This morning police are on the scene of a death investigation in the area of Indian Bridge Apartments and Great Mills Road.
Reports indicate that a deceased male subject was found outside of the apartment complex with his shoes missing.
St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office released the following: “Police Activity in area of Indian Bridge Apartments and Great Mills Road. The incident does NOT involve GMHS”
“The incident near Indian Bridge Apartments is a Death Investigation, is not related to GMHS and not a student.”
This is a developing story. We will continue to provide additional details as they are made available.