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Update: Detectives Investigate Homicide in Bethesda; Photos Released to Assist with Identification of Victim

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Detectives with the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division are investigating the death of a male whose body was found in the 10000 block of Old Georgetown Road in Bethesda on February 25, 2019.  The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) has ruled this death a homicide.

The victim is described as a male, 20 to 30 years of age, of Hispanic descent.

Photographs of the victim's tattoos and examples of clothing the victim was wearing are now being released in the hope that someone may recognize the tattoos and clothing articles.  Investigators are seeking the public's assistance to identify the victim.  Please see the photos attached to this press release.

This investigation is ongoing.  Detectives are urging anyone who has information regarding this homicide to contact the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070. Crime Solvers is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for any information that leads to the arrest of the suspect. Call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477). Callers may remain anonymous.

Scapular found on victimScapular found on victim (Original Image)
Tattoo on Left Thumb Tattoo on Left Thumb (Original Image)
Tattoo Below Right Eye of a CrossTattoo Below Right Eye of a Cross (Original Image)
Tattoo on Left Upper ArmTattoo on Left Upper Arm (Original Image)
Tattoo on Left Lower ArmTattoo on Left Lower Arm (Original Image)
Rosary Located on VictimRosary Located on Victim (Original Image)
Domba Shoes - Size 9 Black and White (Example)Domba Shoes - Size 9 Black and White (Example) (Original Image)
red t-shirt with grim reaper on front. Size medium (example)red t-shirt with grim reaper on front. Size medium (example) (Original Image)


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Release ID: 19-076
Media Contact: mcpnews 
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