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Suspicious Briggs Chaney Death Investigated as Homicide

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Detectives from the Major Crimes Division-Homicide/Sex Section are investigating a suspicious death in the Briggs Chaney area of the county.  Detectives are investigating this death as a homicide.

On Monday, December 10, at approximately 9:56 p.m., 3rd District officers responded to the area of 13920 Castle Boulevard for the sound of shots that had just occurred.  When officers arrived a few minutes later, they located a deceased male on a paved path to the rear of the Castle Boulevard address.  The male subject had trauma to his body.

The identity and age of the victim cannot be confirmed at this time but will be released after next-of-kin is notified.  The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will conduct an autopsy in Baltimore to determine the cause of death.

Detectives are asking 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 $10,000 for information provided to them that leads to an arrest and/or indictment for this felony crime.

*** Please note:  Crime Solvers has recently increased the cash reward amount from a maximum of $1,000 to a new limit of up to $10,000.

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Release ID: 12-342
Media Contact: mcpnews 
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