Martinsburg Detectives obtained a warrant for murder from State Magistrate Joan Bragg after obtaining the true identity of a suspect in regards to the shooting death of Donald Lee Redman “Dee”.
This homicide occurred on October 27th 2005 at 217 North Third Street Martinsburg WV in which the decedent suffered a fatal gunshot wound to the head and his body was subsequently dragged from the residence to the porch area of 215 North Third Street.
Martinsburg Detectives were able to identify the suspect through information and witness identification through photographs.
The suspect was identified as Kurtis Pearsall aka “Prince” aka “Kurt the Flirt” DOB 5/29/83. He is currently incarcerated at Roxbury Correctional Institution located in Hagerstown Maryland on an unrelated charge.
Det Lt GB Swartwood and Det Cpl S Doyle travelled to Roxbury Correctional Institution on 4 18 08 to personally advise the suspect of the warrant for his arrest. A detainer was later placed upon the suspect with authorization for extradition from State Prosecutor Pamela Games Neely upon his release from sentencing tentatively scheduled in 2012.