Man Arrested For Murder In Frederick

After the murder, the body was taken to West Virginia

Frederick, Md (DG) – A man found dead in Jefferson County, WV last week was killed in Frederick.

Frederick City Police have arrested Ryan Bretzfelder of Frederick  for the murder of Devon Wallace of Alexandria, Virginia.  . Investigators say Wallace died from blunt force trauma to the head.

Wallace’s body was found May 2, 2019,  in Charles Town, WV.   After he was killed, authorities say Wallace was driven from Frederick to  WV, where his body was dumped in a field off of Summit Point Road.  No motive has been determined, investigators say.

Frederick Police and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office were able to determine the last location that Wallace was last seen  alive.  It was at a residence in Frederick;  Bretzfelder was  also  there with him.

During an interview Bretzfelder admitted to killing Wallace and has been charged with first-degree murder.

Frederick Police are asking anybody with video from  home surveillance systems in the area of Wilcox Court to contact them at 301-600-TIPS.

Wallace’s murder remains under investigation, and police say additional charges could be filed.