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2 charged for murder of woman in Md. hotel

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (WUSA9) -- The Prince George's County Police Department arrested two suspects in connection with the Wednesday murder of a 25-year-old woman in a College Park hotel.

Officials said they have arrested a 23-year-old Vaughn Darvell Bellamy and 24-year-old Barry Foxx in connection to the murder of Catina Cortes.

On June 3, 2014, at about 1:15 pm, patrol officers were called to a hotel in the 9100 block of Baltimore Avenue for a welfare check. When they arrived, they found Cortes suffering from an apparent gunshot wound inside a hotel room. She was pronounced dead on the scene.

Bellamy and Foxx were arrested at Foxx's home early Friday morning. Police also recovered a handgun from inside the home which Police believe to be the murder weapon.

According to initial investigation, Bellamy and Cortes had agreed to meet at the hotel and exchange money for sex. Foxx was there to assist Bellamy with transportation from the scene, police said.

Bellamy has been charged with first and second degree murder and a gun charge. Foxx has been charged with accessory after the fact, officials said.