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Three Suspects Arrested for Montgomery Village Homicide (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Police detectives have arrested three suspects for the Nov. 2 homicide of 22-year-old Roberto Gutierrez Cruz.

The suspects, Daniel Adonai Ramos of Montgomery Village, Juan Espinal Rapalo and a minor of Gaithersburg, have been arrested and charged with first-degree murder and the use of a firearm during the commission of a felony or crime of violence.

Police report detectives have recovered the gun used in the homicide. Investigators believe that this homicide is gang related and that the suspects are associated with the MS-13 gang.

Police say the homicide investigation has revealed that the three suspects and the victim were in the wooded area behind Contour Lane on Nov. 1 at approximately 10:30 p.m. The facts and circumstances surrounding what happened prior to the homicide are still under investigation.

Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call the Major Crimes Division at 240.773.5070 or call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1.866.411.TIPS (8477).

 

Juan Espinal Rapalo PHOTO | MCPD

Juan Espinal Rapalo
PHOTO | MCPD

Daniel Ramos PHOTO MCPD

Daniel Ramos
PHOTO | MCPD

UPDATED: Police Investigate Death of 22-Year-Old as Homicide in Montgomery Village

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UPDATE Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department have arrested Edwin Reyes-Martinez, of Gaithersburg, for his role in the Nov. 2nd homicide of Roberto Gutierrez Cruz. According to a news release, Reyes Martinez was a juvenile at the time of the murder, but is being charged as an adult. He is charged with being an […]

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Three Suspects Arrested for Montgomery Village Homicide (PHOTOS)

Police Line Tape 885x380

Montgomery County Police detectives have arrested three suspects for the Nov. 2 homicide of 22-year-old Roberto Gutierrez Cruz. The suspects, Daniel Adonai Ramos of Montgomery Village, Juan Espinal Rapalo and a minor of Gaithersburg, have been arrested and charged with first-degree murder and the use of a firearm during the commission of a felony or crime […]

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Police Investigating Death of 22-Year-Old in Montgomery Village (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

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Montgomery County police officers are investigating the death of a 22-year-old male who was found in the woods near 18200 Contour Road in Montgomery Village earlier today. Police said a passersby called 9-1-1 at 12:42 p.m. today to report the discovery. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Captain Paul Starks briefs reporters on the status of […]

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Maureen Chowdhury

About Maureen Chowdhury

Maureen Chowdhury is a multimedia journalist with Montgomery Community Media. She can be reached at mchowdhury@mymcmedia.org and on Twitter at @MediaMaureen. Maureen authors the blog Sound Check on MyMCMedia.

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