$50,000.00 DONATED AS A REWARD TO HELP SOLVE HOMICIDE
Stafford, Va. The Stafford County Sheriff’s Office reports that an anonymous donor has donated $50,000.00 to be given to the individual or individuals who provides information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for the murder of Samih Mustafa Sowan on the evening of March 1, 2011at 35 Fife Street in Stafford County, Virginia.
Stafford deputies responded to a report of a shooting at 35 Fife Street at 7:53 PM on Tuesday March 1, 2011. Responding deputies were met at the location by an occupant of the house who told deputies that the man who had been renting an apartment in his basement had been shot and was unresponsive. The resident of the house stated that he heard what he thought were gunshots coming from the basement. When he went down to the basement he found the victim on the floor dead from an apparent gunshot wound. Witnesses in the neighborhood reported seeing two black males running from the basement apartment at the time of the shooting and getting into a 4-door, light colored, small or mid-size sedan. The suspects’ vehicle was last seen leaving the area by way of Courthouse Road in Stafford County.
The victim of this homicide is Samih Mustafa Sowan. Samih Sowan had been renting an apartment at the Fife Street address and was the owner of the Subway on Walpole Street in Stafford County. Mr. Sowan was known to frequent the Washington, D.C. and Baltimore City areas. Detectives investigating this case are hoping that the $50,000.00 reward will help motivate people who may have information that will help solve this brutal murder. This continues to be an ongoing investigation.
Anyone who may have information about this homicide is asked the call the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office at 540-658-4400, Stafford Crime Solvers (where callers may remain anonymous) at 540-659-2020 or TEXT “Stafford + your tip” to CRIMES (27463) or Sgt. Chris Cameron at 540-658-4450.