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Homicide in Silver Spring Investigated - Suspect Charged

For Immediate Release: Sunday, October 13, 2013

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Major Crimes Division have charged a 24-year-old man in connection with a homicide that occurred earlier today in Silver Spring.

On Sunday, October 13, 2013 at approximately 3:25 a.m., patrol officers from the 3rd District responded to an apartment at 1220 East West Highway, after one of the occupants called 911 requesting assistance.  When officers arrived, they made contact with the 23-year-old female who made the 911 call.  Two males were also inside the apartment.  One of the males was suffering from what appeared to be cutting wounds and was unresponsive.  He was pronounced deceased on the scene.  The other male was taken into custody and subsequently charged with homicide.

The victim is identified as Mark Edward Waugh, age 23, of Great Falls, Virginia.

Detectives have charged Rahul Gupta, age 24, with homicide.  Gupta has an address in McLean, Virginia but is also known to frequent the East West Highway address.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070.


Rahul GuptaRahul Gupta (Original Image)

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Release ID: 13-333
Media Contact: mcpnews 
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