UPDATE On July 22: Terrance Kenneth Yancey, a 22-year-old from Washington D.C., was recently charged for his involvement in the murder that took place in Dunkirk last month.
The 11-count indictment includes charges for felony murder, first-degree assault, second-degree assault, felony use of a firearm, and several reckless endangerment counts.
Yancey allegedly waited for the victim, the 20-year-old Tyree Richardson of Prince George’s County, to enter the bedroom of his 20-year-old ex-girlfriend. Yancey would fire multiple rounds into Richardson and flee the residence immediately after.
EMS and police would arrive soon after, where they would pronounce Richardson as deceased.
Yancey was located approximately a day later near Town Center Boulevard.
Yancey currently has a pre-trial hearing scheduled for August 26th at the Calvert County Circuit Courthouse. A preliminary trial date has been tentatively set for early December of 2022.
See the full list of charges currently pending against Yancey below:
UPDATE June 16: On Monday, June 13, 2022, shortly after 3:30 a.m., Calvert County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a residence in the 3900 block of Lakeside Court in Dunkirk, MD for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male suffering from fatal gunshot wounds. The victim, Tyree Tashawn Richardson, age 20 of Glenn Dale, MD, was pronounced deceased on the scene.
Preliminary investigation revealed Richardson arrived at the residence and proceeded to a bedroom where suspect, Terrance Kenneth Yancey, 22 of Washington D.C., was lying in wait. Yancy fired multiple rounds striking Richardson multiple times. Yancey fled the residence on foot.
Deputies canvassed the area and utilized a K-9 track which ultimately led to the suspect’s apprehension in a wooded area near the 10800 block of Town Center Blvd. in Dunkirk, MD. Yancey was placed into custody at 2:43 a.m. on June 14, 2022.
Yancey has been charged with 2nd Degree Murder, 1st Degree Assault, 2nd Degree Assault, and Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony and is being held on a no bond status.
This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information in regards to this case, is asked to please contact Det. Joshua Buck at Joshua.firstname.lastname@example.org or (410) 535-2800 ext. 2765.
Sheriff Mike Evans would like to thank the multiple agencies that aided in the search including the Anne Arundel County Police Department, Prince George’s County Police Department, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, Maryland State Police / MSP Aviation Division, and the citizens of Calvert County.
UPDATE June 14 at 4:00 a.m.: Calvert County Sheriff’s Deputies have apprehended murder suspect Terrance Kenneth Yancey, age 22, wanted in connection with the homicide that occurred on Monday, June 13 in Dunkirk, MD.
UPDATE June 13 at 2:50 p.m.: There will be continuing police activity for the next several hours in the area of Lyons Creek in Dunkirk, MD. There is an active warrant for homicide suspect, Terrance Kenneth Yancey. The suspect is still at large; but is believed to have fled Calvert County.
There is no immediate danger to the citizens of The Shores of Calvert. The investigation is ongoing.
UPDATE June 13 at 10 a.m.: Ongoing police activity in the Lyons Creek subdivision in Dunkirk.
There is no immediate threat at this time. Please report anyone or anything suspicious to the Sheriff’s Office at (410) 535-2800 or call 911.
DUNKIRK, Md. – Deputies are conducting a homicide investigation in the area of Lyons Creek Road in Dunkirk. We are actively conducting a search for suspect, Terrance Kenneth Yancey, black male, age 22 . Suspect is considered armed and dangerous. If anyone sees suspect, call 911.
Police Activity in the area of Rivershore Dr/Overlook Ct and surrounding areas in Dunkirk. All residents are advised to stay inside your residence.
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