Update: Identities Released in Domestic-Related Homicide

Anthony Miguel Strong

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Major Crimes Division continue to investigate the domestic-related homicide that occurred at a residence in the 11000 block of Bradbury Manor Court in the White Oak area.

The homicide victim is identified as Chaunya Michalyn Blackwell, age 43.

The suspect is identified as 50-year-old Anthony Miguel Strong.

Preliminary investigation indicates that Strong and Blackwell were dating and shared the Bradbury Manor Court home.

At approximately 6:48 this morning, Strong called the Emergency Communications Center (911) and stated that he had killed his girlfriend, identified as Blackwell, and that he was currently outside of his residence.  Officers responded to the home located in the 11000 block of Bradbury Manor Court and located Strong outside of the home.  He was taken into custody without incident.

Officers located Blackwell deceased inside of the home with apparent trauma to her body.  Blackwell’s body was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore who will to determine the cause of her death.

The Department urges anyone with information about this homicide to contact the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070.

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