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UPDATE: As Many as Four Others Could be Involved in Saturday Night Murder in Lexington Park

UPDATE 8/25/2020 @ 9:45 A.M.: A press release issued by the Maryland State Police says a motive for the murder of Dyante Lee Battle, 32, remains under investigation, and that additional charges are possible. It goes on to say that, State Police investigators have not ruled out the possibility that others may be involved. According to court documents, Battle’s body was located in a wooded area between the parking lot of Wendy’s and North Essex Drive, in Lexington Park. Police located “numerous and three different shell casings, which included .380, 9MM, and 40 caliber”, near the body. A few hours after the murder, Maryland State Police investigators were notified by a witness that Malachi Aaron Banks, 18, of Lexington Park, responded to a residence located off of South Essex Drive, in Lexington Park, and confessed to having shot someone earlier in the evening. Police responded to the address and were able to see video surveillance footage of a male going to the front door and admitting that he just shot someone to another party on the front porch of the residence. During an interview, the witness said Banks came to the house and he told her that he had shot […]

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