homicide

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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February 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Detectives Seek Public’s Help Solving 2014 Homicide Case

Montgomery County Police is starting to periodically release information about ongoing investigations in the hopes that someone will come forward and have information to bring closure to the case. In a video released to the police’s Twitter account, Detective Katie Leggett said that Wednesday, Feb. 20, marked the five year anniversary of the homicide of […]

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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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May 24, 2018 | Staff Writer

Domino’s Offers Reward in Burtonsville Homicide

Domino’s Pizza has offered a $7,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible for the slaying of one of its employees. Francesco Michael DiGiovanni, 45, was a Domino’s Pizza delivery employee who was shot about 11 p.m. Monday near Aldora Circle in Burtonsville, police said. Silver Spring […]

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May 22, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Investigating Death in Burtonsville as Homicide

Montgomery County police said Tuesday morning that a man’s death in Burtonsville is being treated as a homicide. About 11 p.m. Monday, the county’s 911 center received multiple calls for the sound of shots fired in the area of Aldora Circle in Burtonsville, police said. Silver Spring police district officers responded to the area and […]

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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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January 5, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Update: Victim Identified in Germantown Shooting

Update Friday: The dead man found in Germantown on Wednesday has been identified as Maurice Cortez Mercer, 30, of the 12500 block of Cross Ridge Way, Montgomery County police said. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has ruled his death as a homicide by gunshot wound.  Original post: Montgomery County police found a man dead […]

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January 4, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Police Say Woman’s Body Found in Burtonsville Pond

A woman was found dead in a Burtonsville pond Wednesday, Montgomery County Police said. About 3:39 p.m., Silver Spring District officers responded to a pond behind the 14200 block of Ballinger Terrace for the report of a suspicious situation. First responders found the remains of a woman in the pond, police said. The Office of […]

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