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March 4, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

Body Found in Bethesda Has Been Identified

Montgomery County police said Monday they have identified the body of a man found behind a bus stop in Bethesda in late February. Police identified the body as Francisco De La O De La Cruz, 25. The Office of the Medical Examiner ruled the death a homicide. Officials say the investigation remains active. Detectives are urging […]

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February 27, 2019 | Staff Writer

Police Provide More Details on Body in Bethesda

Montgomery County police late Tuesday night said the body found at a Bethesda bus stop belongs to a man, between 20 and 30 years old. Police also released images of tattoos from the body as well as other artifacts found. Investigators are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the victim.  Please see the photos attached […]

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February 26, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Body Found at Bethesda Bus Stop Ruled a Homicide

Update: The medical examiner has ruled that the death was caused by a homicide. Montgomery County police say a body was found about 5:30 p.m. at a bus stop in the 10000 block of Old Georgetown Road in Bethesda. Police said they do not believe the death occurred where the body was found. We spoke […]

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February 19, 2019 | Staff Writer

Police Release Sketch of Man Found Dead Near Rockville

Montgomery County police Tuesday released composite sketches of a man found dead near Lake Bernard Frank earlier this month in hopes someone can identify him. Investigators have not been able to identify the man. The sketches are based on what the man might have looked like, police said. Wheaton police district officers found the man […]

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February 12, 2019 | Staff Writer

Police Seek Help in Identifying Man’s Body

Montgomery County police hope the public can help identify a dead man found in a Rockville creek. Detectives released photographs Tuesday of a watch and a plastic ring that were found with the man in the hope that someone will recognize the items. On Saturday, Feb. 2, Wheaton police district officers responded to a call […]

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November 16, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Identify Body Found near Gaithersburg

Update, Friday: Montgomery County police have identified the dead man as Dammeon Terrell Powell, 34, of the 18300 block Streamside Drive in Gaithersburg. Police are awaiting the results of an autopsy performed by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore. A police statement says he might have been struck by an automobile. Original […]

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October 24, 2018 | Staff Writer

Update: Man Suspected in Germantown Killing Shoots Self During Arrest

Update, Wednesday: Montgomery County police said Valentino Pritchett, 18, shot himself as officers tried to arrest him for the Oct. 23 killing of 20-year-old Stephen Frazier of Germantown. Pritchett, of an unconfirmed address, was developed as a suspect during the investigation, police said. About 7 p.m. Tuesday, officers found Pritchett traveling in a vehicle in the area […]

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August 11, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Identify Deceased Man Found in Bethesda Park, Death Investigation Underway

UPDATED Police have identified a deceased man found in a Bethesda creek last night as 40-year-old Daniel Taylor Evans of Sykesville. According to Montgomery County police, Evans had been reported to the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office as a missing person. Police have not released the cause of death and said an autopsy is pending. Anyone […]

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June 29, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Identify Teen Who Drowned at Maple Lake in Washington Grove on June 17th

UPDATE: Montgomery County police said Thursday afternoon the victim was identified as Kodjo Jean-Claude Ayewou, 14, of Summit Avenue in Gaithersburg. The Chief Medical Examiner’s Office completed an autopsy and ruled that the cause and manner of death to be an accidental drowning, police said. Original post: Montgomery County police officers are investigating a possible […]

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June 15, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: Police Release Drowning Victim’s Name (VIDEO)

Montgomery County police have identified the victim of the June 13 Rocky Gorge drowning as Douglas Alex Merino, 20, from the 500 block of Summit Hall Road in Gaithersburg. His death was ruled an accidental drowning, after an autopsy by the Chief Medical Examiner’s Office in Baltimore, police said. The Rocky Gorge Reservoir is on […]

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