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October 16, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

La Muerte del Policía de Montgomery se Dictaminó como Suicidio

El Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery emitió un comunicado el martes por la noche, que resalta que la muerte del oficial Thomas J. Bomba ha sido declarada como un suicidio. El lunes por la mañana, la policía fue enviada a un estacionamiento ubicado en Ellsworth Drive y Fenton Street en Silver Spring después […]

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October 15, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Police Officer’s Death Ruled Suicide

Montgomery County Police Department released a statement Tuesday evening, stating Officer Thomas J. Bomba’s death has been ruled a suicide. On Monday morning, police were dispatched to a parking garage located at Ellsworth Drive and Fenton Street in Silver Spring after reports that Bomba, 37, encountered “disorderly” subjects on the top floor. When police arrived at the […]

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August 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Paint Branch Alumnus Killed Days Before Starting College at Bowie State

Montgomery County Police Department’s Major Crimes Division is investigating the homicide of a young man found dead in his home in Burtonsville on Saturday. Damion Callery Jr., 18, of Burtonsville, was shot and killed, police say. Callery recently graduated from Paint Branch High School and was getting ready to start college at Bowie State University […]

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September 7, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

UPDATED: Death of Man Found in Park Ruled a Homicide

Updated, 3:30 p.m. Friday: The Medical Examiner’s Office in Baltimore has ruled as homicide the manner of death of a man found in a Silver Spring park, according to a Montgomery County police statement released Friday. The man has been identified as Cristopher Alfredo Funes Guerra, 20, of University Boulevard East in Silver Spring, police […]

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August 25, 2016 | Staff Writer

Investigators Identify Sixth Victim of Silver Spring Explosion and Fire

Montgomery County police detectives, with the help of ATF and the Office of the Medical Examiner (OCME), have identified a sixth victim, 34-year-old Aseged Mekonen, who died at the scene of an explosion and fire at a Silver Spring apartment building earlier this month. The remains of seven people were removed from the rubble after […]

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January 31, 2014 | Staff Writer

MD Reports Increase in Heroin Overdose Deaths

The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) announced on Jan. 31, that Maryland’s Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) is reporting an increase in the number of deaths linked to a potent and deadly batch of heroin that is tainted with fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opioid. According to OCME data, between September […]

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