rylan rhodes

UPDATE: On March 18, 2022, Lakisha Rena Rhodes, age 43 of Lexington Park, was arrested in connection with the murder that occurred on March 10, 2022, and charged with the following:

  • Accessory After the Fact- Murder First Degree
  • Accessory After the Fact- Murder Second Degree
  • Accessory After the Fact
  • Loaded Handgun on Person

UDATE: On March 18, 2022, Rylan John Somerville, age 19 of Lexington Park, was located and arrested. Somerville was charged with the following:

  • Murder First Degree
  • Murder Second Degree
  • Attempted First Degree Murder
  • Attempted Second Degree Murder
  • Home Invasion
  • Firearm Use/Felony Violent Crime
  • Armed Robbery
  • Assault First Degree
  • Assault Second Degree

Rhodes and Somerville remain incarcerated at the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center in Leonardtown, on a no-bond status.

LEXINGTON PARK, Md. — The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Rylan John Somerville, age 19 of Lexington Park. Somerville is wanted in connection with the murder that occurred on March 10, 2022, in Lexington Park. Somerville is a black male, 5’7” and weighs 215 pounds with brown eyes and black hair. Somerville is currently wanted for the charge of Murder First Degree and various other charges.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Rylan John Somerville is asked to contact Detective Carl Ball at (301) 475-4200 extension 78131 or by email at Carl.Ball@stmarysmd.com. For immediate assistance contact the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office at (301) 475-8008.

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.

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  1. The narrative “One” “Of those – He Din Do Nuffin ” yet that fact , a higher proportion of the Number “Ones” in our society are committing these types of crimes with guns ..The lower population statistic committing the ” majority of minority crimes ” . Darwin weeding out .

  2. Uh oh! Calling Big Dog. AC Ritchie is making fun of the ebonics that dey use. Are you going to come in and chastise him or is it just when I do it? You’re such a good, card carrying, red, democrat! Of course you wouldn’t! Hope you like a very hot climate…

  3. 1) The killer above should never see the light of day again.

    2) The racist, CCWAM should be blocked, by his IP address, from posting here. This is not his first offense.

  4. If you go through comments on these websites, you can see when a white person does the same crime as a black person there’s barely any comments. Like the white guy who murdered that woman in white sands. The racism on this and smnewsnet need to be addressed. Also I work locally in law, alot of whites don’t get their mugshot and stories posted for same crimes, there’s a agenda here.

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