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Woman Struck and Killed by Husband in Bank Parking Lot

For Immediate Release: Friday, January 14, 2022

Gaithersburg, MD - A 59-year-old woman is dead after being intentionally struck by a vehicle in a Silver Spring bank parking lot.

On Friday, Jan. 14, 2022, at approximately noon, Alka Himanshu Tanna of Silver Spring, exited the Capital One bank on the 13000 block of New Hampshire Ave. As she attempted to cross the parking lot, a white Lexus SUV, driven by her husband, 59-year-old Himanshu Maganlal Tanna of Silver Spring, accelerated and struck his wife several times with his vehicle.

The suspect then collided with a lamp post, disabling the SUV. When Montgomery County Police officers arrived, suspect Tanna was taken into custody without incident. Major Crimes Detectives responded to the location and transported suspect Tanna to police headquarters, where he provided a statement to detectives.

Himanshu Maganlal Tanna has been charged with First Degree Murder and has been transported to the Central Processing Unit, where he is being held without bond.

This is an active and ongoing investigation.

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Release ID: 22-033
Media Contact: S.D. Goff 
Categories: homicide