first degree murder

July 22, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

UPDATE: Damascus Man Faces Homicide Charges in Connection to His Father’s Death

Update (July 22): A Damascus man has been arrested and charged for fatally shooting his father Tuesday morning. Montgomery County Police Department issued a statement Wednesday afternoon saying 24-year-old Jesse Jimenez of Damascus has been charged “with the first-degree murder of his father, 46-year-old Macklin Jimenez.” Both men lived in the same household on Gue […]

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July 9, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Silver Spring Woman Charged With Starving Infant Daughter to Death

A Silver Spring woman has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the death of her infant daughter. The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) said Kiearra Tolson, 23, was arrested and charged for the death of her daughter, Blair Niles, about 15 months old. The infant’s body has not been found. On Wednesday, Tolson’s […]

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February 19, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Daughter of Former U.S. Ambassador Held Without Bond for Murder Charge

The daughter of a former U.S. Ambassador is facing a first degree murder charge, and is being held without bond. 27-year-old Sophia Negroponte is accused of stabbing 24-year-old Yousuf Rasmussen to death at a residence on the 400 block of  W Montgomery Avenue in Rockville on February 13. Negroponte is the daughter of former United […]

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February 17, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Daughter of Former U.S. Diplomat Charged with Murder in Rockville

The daughter of a former United States diplomat has been charged with first-degree murder after a reported stabbing in Rockville, according to the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD).  Sophia Negroponte, 27, of Washington, D.C. was arrested for the death of Yousuf Rasmussen, 24, of Bethesda at the scene of the crime.  On Feb. 13 around […]

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September 18, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

Man Charged in Connection With Germantown Killing

Montgomery County police have arrested and charged 27-year-old Kyle Martin Noble with murder in the death of 31-year-old Efrain Arias on Sept. 17. UPDATE: Suspect Arrested for Germantown Homicide – Kyle Martin Noble, age 27, of an unconfirmed address. Charged with first-degree murder: https://t.co/zk2UA0DOK3 — Montgomery County Department of Police (@mcpnews) September 18, 2019 Noble […]

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September 10, 2019 | Staff Writer

Update: Germantown Man Arrested for First-Degree Murder; Police Identify Victim

Update (Sept. 12, 10 a.m.): Montgomery County police say the victim in Monday’s homicide is 39-year old Jennifer Sparks.   Montgomery County police say a body found along Great Seneca Highway last month belonged to a 57-year-old Gaithersburg man. Montgomery County police arrested and charged a Germantown man with first-degree murder Monday night. Police responded to a […]

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August 30, 2019 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Village Man Arrested for Allegedly Murdering His Wife

Montgomery County police have arrested and charged a Montgomery Village man with first-degree murder. According to police, 46-year-old Jean Pierre allegedly murdered his wife, Nerlande Foreste on August 24 and then reported his wife as missing to the police. Police issued a release to the media about Foreste’s disappearance the following day on August 25. […]

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June 19, 2019 | Staff Writer

Police Say Kensington Woman Shot, Killed by Her Housemate

A woman was shot and killed in Kensington on Tuesday night, and Montgomery County police said officers have arrested her housemate. The shooting took place around 10 p.m. and took place at 10724 Shaftesbury St. in Kensington, a police statement said. Bethesda police district officers responded, finding the dead woman, a handgun in close proximity […]

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January 2, 2019 | Staff Writer

Police Charge Son in Stabbing Death of His Mother

Montgomery County police detectives have charged a 21-year-old Rockville man with first-degree murder in connection with the death of his mother, a police statement said. Kevin Justin McGuigan, 21, of the 10300 block of Grosvenor Place in Rockville, is being held without bail at the Montgomery County Detention Center in Rockville, according to online court […]

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March 7, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Arrest West Virginia Man for Burtonsville Deaths

A 24-year-old West Virginia man has been charged in connection with the shooting deaths of two people whose bodies were found in a Burtonsville parking lot, a Montgomery County police statement said. Gregory Terrell Jones, of Raphael Court in Martinsburg, West Virginia, has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the slayings of […]

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