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Twenty-Year-Old Man Arrested in Connection to Old Columbia Pike Homicide

For Immediate Release: Friday, May 5, 2023

Gaithersburg, MD- Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division have arrested and charged 20-year-old Kaleab Abebe Berhanu, of Baltimore, for the homicide that occurred on Sunday, April 9, 2023, in the 11800 block of Old Columbia Pike.

Berhanu is accused of killing 20-year-old Carlos Rashard Carter, of Silver Spring. Through the investigation, detectives developed Berhanu as the suspect.

On Wednesday, May 3, 2023, detectives applied for an arrest warrant for Berhanu, charging him with first-degree murder, home invasion and firearm related charges.

On Thursday, May 4, 2023, detectives took Berhanu into custody and transported him to the Montgomery County Central Processing Unit, where he is currently being held without bond.

Kaleab Abebe BerhanuKaleab Abebe Berhanu (Original Image)

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Release ID: 23-253
Media Contact: L.N.J.Ivey 
Categories: arrest , homicide