Tuesday, July 5, 2016

SMCSO Investigating Homicide - UPDATE

On July 5, 2016, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Patrol deputies responded to the 21000 block of Windsor Drive in Lexington Park for the report of a serious assault. Upon arrival, they found the victim in her yard suffering from multiple stab wounds.

The victim, Cecelia Darlene Stubbs, age 50, of Lexington Park, was transported to a medical facility where she later succumbed to her injuries.

Detectives from the Criminal Investigations Division responded to the scene and assumed the investigation. Information was developed identifying Patrick Henry Bush, age 51, of Lexington Park, as the suspect. It was learned Bush fled the scene in the victim’s 2013 Nissan Altima. A lookout was broadcast for the victim’s vehicle which was later located by the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office, who, after a vehicle pursuit, apprehended the suspect on Maryland Route 231 in Charles County.

Bush was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He is being charged with First Degree Murder, Second Degree Murder, First Degree Assault, Second Degree Assault,and Unlawful Taking of a Motor Vehicle.

Anyone with information related to this case is asked to contact Detective Skyler Lefave at 301-475-4200, ext. *1983. 

Patrick Henry Bush