BOWIE, MD. (THECOUNT) — Barba Koroma has been identified as the Bowie, Maryland teen accused of killing his father.

Koroma, 17, was arrested and charged in the vehicle stabbing death of his father. The teen allegedly removed his father’s lifeless body from an SUV and deposited it into Allen Pond Park in Bowie.


Police say, 17-year-old Koroma stabbed his father in an SUV on Friday near the park in the 3300 block of Northview Drive.

Mortally injured, Koroma’s father then crashed into a fence. It was then the teen dragged his father’s body into the pond, investigators accuse.

Police say they saw Koroma exiting the park following the fatal stabbing.

Officials say Koroma later admitted to stabbing his father which caused the SUV to crash, reports FOXDC5.

Koroma is now facing charges of first and second-degree murder.


Geo quick facts: Bowie is a city in Prince George’s County, Maryland, United States. The population was 54,727 at the 2010 U.S. Census. Bowie has grown from a small railroad stop to the largest municipality in Prince George’s County, and the fifth most populous city and third largest city by area in the U.S. state of Maryland – Wikipedia.