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Rockville Man Wanted for Murder Arrested in Missouri

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, February 14, 2023

Gaithersburg, MD - A Rockville man has been arrested and charged in connection with the death of a 20-year-old woman reported missing on Monday, January 2, 2023.

Keylin Yolibeth Chavez-Dominguez’s body was discovered on Saturday, January 28, in the Upper Paint Branch Stream Valley Park under the Paint Branch Overpass of MD 200 - Inter County Connector.  

Through the course of the investigation, Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes, Homicide Division detectives identified the ex-boyfriend, 30-year-old Francisco Ramon Lara Garcia, as a suspect.

Lara Garcia and Chavez-Dominguez were living together at the time of her disappearance. 

On Wednesday, February 1, Lara Garcia was located and arrested by U.S. Marshals at a residence in Kirkwood, MO. On February 13, detectives applied for and received an arrest warrant for Lara Garcia, charging him with First Degree Murder.  

Lara Garcia is being held in St. Louis, MO, where he is awaiting extradition to MD.






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Release ID: 23-089
Media Contact: S.D. Goff 
Categories: arrest