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Warrants Withdrawn Against Homicide Suspect Pending Further Investigation

12/22/2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEs

Following an interview tonight with Saamia Boyce Jr., 28, Homicide Unit detectives are withdrawing the warrants against him related to Monday night’s murder of his ex-girlfriend Alexis Douglas to further investigate Boyce’s claim that he was mistakenly identified by a witness.

Douglas, 29, and her boyfriend, Gene Fernandez, were shot inside her Elm Hill Pike apartment. Douglas died at the scene. Fernandez sustained serious but non-life threatening injuries.

Detectives continue to investigate evolving information in the case.

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