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Police Investigate Centerway Park Homicide

For Immediate Release: Monday, April 25, 2016

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Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department - Major Crimes Division are investigating a homicide that occurred in Centerway Park in Montgomery Village last night.  The victim is identified as Oscar Vidal Benitez, age 18, of Gaithersburg.

On April 24 at approximately 10:05 p.m., the Emergency Communications Center was notified by medical personnel at Holy Cross Germantown that an assault victim had been brought to the hospital and had been declared deceased. At the hospital, investigators came into contact with two additional people who were injured during this incident.

Detectives have determined that the assault took place in the parking area of Centerway Park located at 9551 Centerway Road in Montgomery Village.  Investigators have interviewed persons who may have some connection and/or knowledge of this homicide.

Detectives are urging anyone who may have information regarding this murder to contact the Major Crimes Division at 240.773.5070. For those who wish to remain anonymous, Crime Solvers of Montgomery County is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for any information that leads to the arrest of the suspect(s). Tipsters can call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).


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Release ID: 16-102
Media Contact: mcpnews 
Categories: homicide