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Update: Cause of Death Determined in Gaithersburg Homicide

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Major Crimes Division – Homicide/Sex Section are continuing to investigate an undetermined death that occurred yesterday morning in Gaithersburg.

Yesterday, the victim was identified as Cesar Smith, age 45, of Gaithersburg.  When Smith was found deceased, his body showed evidence of blunt force trauma.  Today, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner ruled that one fatal stab wound was the cause of Smith's death.

Detectives continue to ask anyone with information regarding this crime to contact the Major Crimes Division at 240.773.5070.  Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or leave a Crime Solvers tip here.  Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information provided to them that leads to an arrest and/or indictment for this felony crime.

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Release ID: 12-325
Media Contact: mcpnews 
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