homicide

February 14, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

High School Student Charged for Double Homicide of Northwest Graduates

A high school student from Alexandria, Va. was arrested and charged Thursday with the homicides of two Northwest High School graduates, according to a statement from Virginia State Police (VSP). Mohamed Aly, 18, is a student at T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, as was confirmed by Principal Peter Balas in a message on the […]

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February 12, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Investigating Double Homicide of Northwest High School Graduates

Two recent Northwest High School graduates were found dead on Feb. 8 in Virginia.  According to a statement from Virginia State Police (VSP), at 2:51 a.m. officers were called to the scene of a single-vehicle crash in Halifax County near the Virginia-North Carolina border. VSP found the bodies of Ayanna Munne Maertens Griffin, 19, and […]

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February 4, 2020 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Homicide in Germantown

Montgomery County police are investigating the death of a man that occurred Saturday night in Germantown as a homicide. The victim has been identified as Dwayne Anthony Stanley, Jr., age 28, of Washington, D.C. According to police, a driver on Great Seneca Highway called 911 at 10:30 p.m. to report an unresponsive person lying on […]

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January 7, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Detectives Believe Fatal Shooting in Fairland is Homicide

Montgomery County Police say that the shooting that occurred in Fairland on Dec. 22 is now being investigated as a homicide. Police say the incident occurred at 6:25 p.m. at the 2000 block of Treetop Lane. At the time, the Emergency Communications Center was notified about the sound of shots fired in the area and […]

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December 19, 2019 | Staff Writer

Police Arrest Four in Connection With Dickerson Homicide

Police detectives say that four men — whom they said are associated with the 18th Street criminal street gang — have been arrested in connection to the homicide of 19-year-old Sara Gutiérrez-Villatoro from Washington, D.C. The body of Gutiérrez-Villatoro was found slain in the woods near Dickerson on Nov. 29. The Office of the Chief […]

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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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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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May 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Man Faces Murder Charges For Stabbing Person in Silver Spring Parking Lot

 Update, May 17: Montgomery County police have arrested a man in connection with a homicide that left a man dead in Silver Spring. Police say Oscar Danilo Manzano-Mora, 23, faces charges of first-degree murder for allegedly killing Edras Armando Munoz on May 8. According to police, after a dispute in a parking lot outside of […]

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April 16, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

UPDATE: Germantown Shooting Left One Dead, Three Injured

Montgomery County police have released new information about the shooting in Germantown Tuesday night. The police identified the man who died from gunshot wounds as Tray Dawkins, 18, of Germantown. Police say that Dawkins, two other men, and a boy were standing in a parking lot near the 18700 block of Curry Powder Lane when […]

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April 2, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Officers Recognized For Confronting Brookeville Gunman

Three police officers were honored for their efforts to save a woman whose husband was trying to kill her in Brookeville. The incident happened on May 7, 2018. Officers Beverly LaFleur, Cecil Williams, and Cody Hobbs responded to a 911 call about domestic violence. MCM reported last year that police said Christopher Wilson Snyder had […]

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