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Subject Charged with Murder in Amobi Homicide

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Dennis Mackabee, age 29, has been charged for his involvement in the murder of Franklin Amobi that occurred on December 27, 2011.  Amobi was shot and killed outside his apartment in White Oak during a drug transaction with Mackabee and two other subjects.

Homicide detectives have continued to work the case, and on May 11, they received information identifying Mackabee as being present during Amobi's murder. Mackabee was taken into custody at a family member's home in the 2900 block of Terrace Drive in Chevy Chase yesterday at approximately 12:30 p.m.

After a bond review at 1:00 p.m. today in Rockville, Mackabee continues to be held without bond.

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Release ID: 12-085
Media Contact: mcpnews 
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