Police Investigate Suspicious Death in Rockville as Homicide (PHOTO & VIDEO)



Authorities in Montgomery County say a man was found dead at a tent fire in Rockville overnight.

It happened just around midnight in the 5400 block of Randolph Road near Parklawn Drive at what a county fire official described as a small homeless encampment.

On his Twitter account, Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the tent was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived at the scene.

Montgomery County police officers are investigating the suspicious death of the man as a homicide. Police have not confirmed the identity of the man. An autopsy is pending, police said.

According to Piringer, the cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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