Annapolis Police Makes Arrest in Connection With July 6 Murder of Deontrae Matthews

Homicide detectives with the Annapolis Police Department have made an arrest in connection with the July 6 murder of Deontrae Matthews, 34, of Annapolis.

On July 6 at 1:07 a.m., officers responded to the 1000 block of Baywind Drive for an injured person. Upon arrival, officers located Deontrae Lemont Matthews bleeding from an apparent stab wound. Mr. Matthews was transported to an area hospital where he later died.  
On Friday August 14th, members of the Annapolis Police Department's Criminal Investigation Section obtained an arrest warrant for Lester Lee Colbert 41, of Annapolis in connection with the homicide of Mr. Matthews.  Detectives subsequently responded to a location in Baltimore known to be associated with Mr. Colbert.  Aided by the Baltimore Police Department, the detectives were able to take him into custody without incident.

Mr. Colbert is currently being held at the Anne Arundel County Detention Center without bail.

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