UPDATED: Police Investigate Homicide in Briggs Chaney Area

police carUPDATED Montgomery County police officers are investigating the death of a 20-year-old man, who was found dead in the Briggs Chaney area on Friday night, as a homicide.

Detectives have identified the victim as Sheldon Williams of  southeast Washington, D.C.

According to police, the investigation is ongoing and detectives are urging anyone who may have information regarding this homicide to contact the Major Crimes Division at 240.773.5070.

Those who wish to remain anonymous may contact Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll free at 1.866.411.TIPS (8477).  Tipsters are eligible for a cash reward.

ORIGINAL POST Montgomery County police detectives are investigating a suspicious death in the Briggs Chaney area.

Police officers say a deceased man was found shortly before midnight along a paved trail in the 13800 block of Castle Boulevard last night.

According to police officers, the man had trauma to his upper body.

Police are describing the death investigation as “active and ongoing.”

An autopsy is scheduled to be completed by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore.

Detectives are urging anyone who may have information regarding this death to contact the Major Crimes Division at 240.773.5070 or contact Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll free at 1.866.411.TIPS (8477). Callers may remain anonymous.


Traffic Alert: Fuel Spill and Disabled Tractor Trailer Closes Some Northbound Lanes on the Beltway

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Traffic is backing up on the Beltway after a fuel spill involving a disabled tractor trailer on I-495 northbound near River Road during the afternoon rush hour. Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson Pete Piringer said a sand truck is in route and some lanes are blocked. A Montgomery Alert message said commuters should expect significant […]

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New Security Screening Equipment Installed at Council Office Building in Rockville

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New metal detectors are being installed at the Council Office Building at 100 Maryland Avenue in Rockville. “It’s to screen materials that are coming into the building, to provide more security for everybody in the building, not just the Councilmembers,” explained Glenn Orlin, deputy Council administrator. Beginning on July 5, all visitors to the building will […]

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School Board Approves New Principals For Next Year (PHOTOS)

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Montgomery County’s Board of Education approved the appointments of the following principals and staff at its June 26 meeting: Standing room only here at tonight’s @mocoboe meeting. @mymcmedia pic.twitter.com/byVlcCFoSn — Mitti Hicks (@MittiMegan) June 26, 2017 Appointments and recognition of awards happening now. @mymcmedia @mocoboe pic.twitter.com/f7v2hW8Cox — Mitti Hicks (@MittiMegan) June 26, 2017

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Got a news tip? Share stories with us or tell us about stories you want to see covered. Contact us here. For the latest news and events in Montgomery County, stay with MyMCMedia. We hope you will also follow MyMCMedia on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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Alvin Carlos, CFA, CFP®

About Alvin Carlos, CFA, CFP®

Alvin Carlos, CFA, CFP® is passionate about helping middle class professionals make smarter financial decisions. He is the CEO of District Capital Management, a financial planning and investment management firm for the everyday people. Alvin is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner and has a Masters degree in International Relations from SAIS-Johns Hopkins. In his spare time, Alvin enjoys swing dancing and Ultimate Frisbee. He also volunteers for Catholic Charities’ new Financial Stability Network, which helps low-income folks with their finances.

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