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Catina Cortes murder: Prince George's County police make two arrests

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(WJLA) - Prince George's County Police have made two arrests in connection with the murder of Catina Cortes in a College Park hotel room.

Vaughn Bellamy (left) was arrested for allegedly murdering Catina Cortes, and Barry Foxx (right) was arrested for allegedly assisting him after the murder. (Photos: PGPD)

Police said they have arrested Vaughn Bellamy, 23, of Northeast D.C. for allegedly committing the murder.

They also arrested Barry Foxx, 24, of Temple Hills, Md., for allegedly helping Bellamy after the murder.

Cortes' body was discovered inside the Ramada motel, located on the 9100 block of Baltimore Avenue in College Park, Md., on Tuesday. According to court documents, Cortes had prior arrests for prostitution.

Sources told an ABC 7 News reporter that she was in the area working as a prostitute, advertising on the website Backpage.com under the name "Mz. Peachez." Her last appeared on the site on Monday.

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