Police Announce Arrest in Vilardo Homicides



UPDATED May 17, 10:30 a.m. Montgomery County Police say they have charged Scott Michael Tomaszewski with first degree murder in the deaths of Richard and Julianna Vilardo. More details are expected to be released at a news conference at 12:30 p.m. today.





There has been an arrest in the case of Julianne and Richard Vilardo killed at their home last weekend.463164_4212524125174_1923802911_o[1]

A news conference is expected Sunday afternoon.

Capt. Paul Starks told MyMCMedia Saturday that a suspect is in custody in the case. No further information was immediately available.

The bodies of the Vilardos were found at their home on May 10 by a family member. Police said their deaths have been ruled a homicide caused by sharp force.

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The Rockville couple found dead at their home on Mother’s Day were both allegedly killed by a stabbing or a slashing. According to Montgomery County Police, their deaths are ruled a homicide caused by sharp force injures. “It was most possibly done by a knife or a sharp object,” Police Spokesperson Natasha Plotnikov told MyMCMedia Tuesday. […]

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Krista Brick

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Krista Brick is a multi-media journalist with Montgomery Community Media.


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