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Wanted Murder Suspect Turns Himself In

For Immediate Release: Friday, August 25, 2023

Gaithersburg, MD - The suspect wanted for a July 5 homicide is in custody.

20-year-old Lawrence Marcellus Marshall IV  was wanted in connection with the shooting death of 40-year-old Cedric Warner and turned himself in at the Montgomery County Department of Police 6th District Station in Gaithersburg on Thursday, August 24.

Marshall IV, of Montgomery Village, allegedly shot and killed Warner on Wednesday, July 5, 2023, in the 11500 block of Lockwood Drive in Silver Spring.   Officers arrived at the scene and located Warner inside an apartment, suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Through the course of the investigation, homicide detectives identified Marshall IV as the suspect and a warrant was issued for his arrest on Thursday, July 21.

Marshall IV was transported to the Central Processing Unit, where he was served with a warrant charging him with first-degree murder and awaits a bond hearing.

This remains an ongoing investigation.

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Release ID: 23-498
Media Contact: S.D. Goff 
Categories: homicide