Suspect Arrested in Connection with Killing of Baltimore Tech CEO

Arrest in Baltimore Tech CEO Murder Case

Late Wednesday night, on September 27, a significant development occurred in the case of the Baltimore tech CEO’s murder, as a man was arrested.

The arrest took place at a train station in Bowie, located in Prince George’s County. Deputy U.S. Marshal Albert Maresca Jr. confirmed the apprehension of the suspect, Jason Billingsley.

Announcement of Press Conference

In response to the arrest, the Baltimore City Police issued a statement shortly before 12:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 28.

The statement revealed that city leaders plan to hold a news conference at 11 a.m. to provide further details regarding the arrest of Jason Billingsley.

Billingsley is wanted in connection with the killing of Pava LaPere, the Baltimore tech CEO.

Background on the Case

The tragic incident unfolded when Pava LaPere was discovered dead on Monday, September 25, at her apartment building in Baltimore.

Subsequently, law enforcement identified Jason Billingsley as a suspect in her killing.

Billingsley is believed to be armed and dangerous and is wanted on multiple charges, including first-degree murder, assault, reckless endangerment, and others.

Connection to Additional Crimes

In addition to being a suspect in the homicide of Pava LaPere, Jason Billingsley is also sought in connection with an attempted murder, arson, and rape that occurred on September 19.

Investigators have linked Billingsley to both of these crimes through evidence gathered during their investigations.

As a result, detectives are currently reviewing all cases dating back to October 2022 to determine if there are any potential connections to Billingsley.

About the Victim

Pava LaPere was not only a prominent figure in the tech industry but also the founder and CEO of EcoMap Technologies.

Her contributions to the field were recognized when she was included in the prestigious Forbes “30 Under 30” class of 2023 for her social impact.

LaPere’s tragic death has prompted an extensive investigation, and the arrest of Jason Billingsley marks a significant development in the case.

Further details are expected to emerge during the news conference scheduled for 11 a.m.

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