Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Train in Rockville

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Major Crimes Division are investigating the death of an adult male who was fatally struck by a train yesterday afternoon in Rockville.

On Monday, February 3, at approximately 4:12 p.m., 1st District officers, Rockville City officers, and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to the report of a pedestrian who had been struck by a MARC Brunswick Line train on the railroad tracks in the area of the 12300 block of Washington Avenue.  The male, identified as Arlyn Chun-Hilliard, age 28, of an unconfirmed address, was declared deceased at the scene.

Anyone with information about this death investigation is asked to contact the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070.

Pedestrian Struck by Train in Germantown

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division are investigating the death of an adult male who was fatally struck by a train last night in Germantown.

On Wednesday, January 22, at approximately 6:30 p.m., 5th District officers and Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services personnel responded for the report of a pedestrian who had been struck by a CSX Freight train at the Germantown Marc train station located at 19301 Mateny Hill Road.

The initial investigation has revealed that the victim was crossing the tracks at the platform when he was struck by a CSX Freight train.  The victim succumbed to his injuries at the scene.  The victim has been identified as Randolph Garth, age 60, of Martinsburg, West Virginia.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070.

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Suspect Arrested in Silver Spring Homicide

Oscar Danilo Manzano-Mora

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division, have arrested Oscar Danilo Manzano-Mora, age 23, for the homicide of Edras Armando Munoz, that occurred on May 8, 2019 in front of 8528 Piney Branch Road in Silver Spring.  Manzano-Mora has been charged with 1st Degree Murder.

On Wednesday, May 8 at approximately 10:55 p.m., 3rd District officers and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to a shopping center located at 8528 Piney Branch Road for the report of a dispute in the parking lot.  During the dispute Manzano-Mora stabbed Munoz.  Responding officers located Munoz in the parking lot of the shopping center suffering from a stab wound to his body.   Munoz was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

This investigation is ongoing.  Anyone with additional information regarding this homicide is asked to contact the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070.  To be eligible for a reward, tipsters may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).  Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information provided to them that leads to the arrest and/or indictment of this suspect.  Tipsters may remain anonymous.

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Missing Rockville Man Found Deceased

On April 21, 2019, officers from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 1st District, responded to the 4900 block of Sweetbirch Drive in Rockville to assist the Maryland-National Capital Park Police with a call for the found remains of an adult male.  The body of the adult male had been discovered in a creek bed.

Today, the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division, have identified the remains as Michael Lee Higgins, age 29, of Rockville.  Higgins had been reported missing and was last seen by family members on February 25, 2019.

The preliminary investigation by detectives does not indicate any signs of foul play in the death of Higgins.  Autopsy results are pending.

Detectives ask anyone with information regarding Michael Lee Higgins or this incident to call the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070.

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Detectives Conducting Death Investigation Following Forest Glen House Fire

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division and Fire Explosive Investigators from the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service are conducting a death investigation following a house fire that occurred early this morning in Forest Glen.

On Thursday, April 18 at approximately 6:36 a.m., 4th District officers and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to a house fire in the 2300 block of Dexter Avenue.

Fire and Rescue Service personnel located an adult male inside the residence suffering from life-threatening injuries.  The male, identified as the resident of the home, Warren Baugh III, age 43, was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

At this time, there is no foul play suspected in Baugh III’s death.

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