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Suspect Arrested in Frederick Avenue Homicide

For Immediate Release: Thursday, June 6, 2024

Gaithersburg, MD – 39-year-old Anthony Blackford has been arrested and charged with the murder of Ange Gadji.

On Sunday, June 2, 2024, detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division began investigating Gadji’s death.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore conducted an autopsy and determined the manner of death to be a homicide.

Through the course of the investigation, detectives identified Blackford as the suspect. They applied for, and were granted, an arrest warrant for him.

On Tuesday, June 4, 2024, Blackford was arrested and transported to the Montgomery County Central Processing Unit, where he is currently being held without bond.

Anthony BlackfordAnthony Blackford (Original Image)


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Release ID: 24-247
Media Contact: L.N.J.Ivey 
Categories: arrest , homicide