Sunday, July 26, 2015

UPDATE 7-26-15: Mechanicsville Homicide Investigation

UPDATE: As the investigation into the murder of Cody Michael Lacey has progressed, detectives developed information regarding the suspect who fired the shots and two suspected accomplices. 

On July 25, 2015, detectives executed a search and seizure warrant on a home in St. Mary's County. Both suspected accomplices, identified Wade Joshua Braithwaite, age 21, of Lexington Park, were located and placed under arrest. Items of evidence related to the investigation were recovered as well. 

Braithwaite was  transported to the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office and charged with Accessory After the Fact - First Degree Murder. 

This is an active investigation. Detectives ask that anyone with information regarding this murder, call the Sheriff's Office Duty Officer at 301.475.4040. Callers may also call CRIME SOLVERS at 301.475.3333. Calls to CRIME SOLVERS are not recorded and callers can remain anonymous.


Wade Joshua Braithwaite