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Occupants of Plane That Crashed Tenatively Identified

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department Major Crimes Division-Homicide Section have tentatively identified the occupants of the plane involved in the crash on December 9 in the 19700 block of Drop Forge Lane in Montgomery Village.

The occupants have tentatively been identified as Michael Rosenberg, 66 years old, David Hartman, 52 years old, and Chijioke Ogbuka, 31 years old, all of Raleigh, North Carolina. Identifications will be confirmed after the autopsies have been completed by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

These three victims are in addition to the three victims who were found deceased in an adjacent home. Those victims have been identified as Marie Gemmell, age 36, Cole Gemmell, age 3, and Devin Gemmell, age 1 ½ months.

Police are working with Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service and the National Transportation Safety Board as the investigation into the plane crash and deaths continues.


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Release ID: 14-466
Media Contact: mcpnews 
Categories: press-releases