An arrest has been made in the fatal stabbing of a Northern Virginia store security guard who lived in Caroline County.

Larry Donnell Drumgole, a 44-year-old security guard at Burlington Coat Factory at Potomac Mills Mall, died Saturday after being stabbed in a confrontation with a suspected shoplifter.

Police quickly identified Jamel Carlos Kingsbury, 35, as a suspect from a domestic incident call earlier Saturday, according to the Prince William Police Department. He remained at large until Tuesday when the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, D.C., received a tip about where the suspect was and arrested him.



Kingsbury, a homeless man with a criminal record in Prince William, is in jail facing a murder charge.

Drumgole was a New York native who lived in the Rappahannock Academy area of Caroline County. He was married with a son.

He also had worked at the Burlington Coat Factory store in the Greenbrier Shopping Center, according to employees. Drumgole transferred from the Fredericksburg store to the Burlington store at the Prince William County outlet mall.

According to Prince William County Police, about 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Drumgole and another security officer attempted to stop Kingsbury, who was suspected of shoplifting items at the Burlington Coat Factory. During the confrontation, Drumgole was stabbed. He died later at a hospital. The other security guard was not injured.

Drumgole’s sister, Tiffany Rollins, has set up a gofundme page to help the family at gofundme.com/larry-drumgole-memorial.

Scott Shenk: 540/374-5436

sshenk@freelancestar.com

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