first degree murder

September 5, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Florida Resident Arrested in Murder of Germantown Man

Gary Wayne Savage, 58 of Tampa, Florida, was charged with first degree murder in the Sept. 3 homicide of an adult male from Germantown following a shooting on Baileys Court in Silver Spring Sept. 3. Montgomery County Police officers were alerted to the shooting at 4:35 p.m. When they responded to the area of Baileys […]

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August 17, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Police: 19-Year-Old Charged in Wheaton Homicide

A Silver Spring man has been arrested and charged with killing 25-year-old Marvin Alexander Mendoza, Montgomery County Police (MCPD) said in a release. Erik Aguilar, 19, is charged with first-degree murder, according to online case records. Police said he is being held without bond. On Aug. 10, officers responded to the 2000 block of Blueridge […]

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August 9, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Man Pleads Guilty to 2019 ‘Gruesome Murder’ in Germantown

Lawrence Sakkestad, 35, pleaded guilty on Monday to the first-degree murder of 39-year-old Jennifer Sparks in Germantown in 2019, according to online case records. Sentencing is set for Aug. 27 and Sakkestad continues to be held without bond. In 2019, Montgomery County Police reported Sakkestad was arrested Sept. 9 and charged with first-degree murder. Officers […]

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August 2, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

PG County Man Charged with Fatal Shooting in White Oak 

Montgomery County Police (MCPD) charged a Prince George’s County man with a July 2 shooting in White Oak that killed 25-year-old Patrick Davion Gafford, who police said met with the suspect to commit a robbery. David Johnell Eggleston Jr., 25, of Oxon Hill, is charged with first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder, armed robbery and use […]

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January 19, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Hillandale Man Charged with First-Degree Murder

A Hillandale man was arrested Monday and charged with first-degree murder, a Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) statement said. MCPD said officers arrested Andre Moore, 21, of Balmoral Drive, and charged him with the murder of Michael Sutton, 40. Moore and Sutton shared a residence, according to police. MCPD responded to a home on Balmoral […]

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January 15, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Former UMD Student Sentenced to Life for 2017 Murder of Bowie State Student

Sean Urbanski, the former University of Maryland student who was charged with fatally-stabbing Richard Collins III on-campus in 2017, was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday with the possibility of parole. Urbanski, 25, could be considered for parole after he serves 15 years, The Washington Post reported. The governor would have to approve if […]

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December 21, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Montgomery Village Man Charged With Killing Man in Hagerstown

A Montgomery Village man is charged with shooting and killing a man in Hagerstown, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. Lauron Zacherie Hoyle, 35, is charged with first-degree and second-degree murder and 17 other charges including assault and firearm offenses, online case records show. He is being held without bond. The sheriff’s office says […]

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July 22, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

UPDATE: Damascus Man Faces Homicide Charges in Connection to His Father’s Death

Update (July 22): A Damascus man has been arrested and charged for fatally shooting his father Tuesday morning. Montgomery County Police Department issued a statement Wednesday afternoon saying 24-year-old Jesse Jimenez of Damascus has been charged “with the first-degree murder of his father, 46-year-old Macklin Jimenez.” Both men lived in the same household on Gue […]

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July 9, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Silver Spring Woman Charged With Starving Infant Daughter to Death

A Silver Spring woman has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the death of her infant daughter. The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) said Kiearra Tolson, 23, was arrested and charged for the death of her daughter, Blair Niles, about 15 months old. The infant’s body has not been found. On Wednesday, Tolson’s […]

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February 19, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Daughter of Former U.S. Ambassador Held Without Bond for Murder Charge

The daughter of a former U.S. Ambassador is facing a first degree murder charge, and is being held without bond. 27-year-old Sophia Negroponte is accused of stabbing 24-year-old Yousuf Rasmussen to death at a residence on the 400 block of  W Montgomery Avenue in Rockville on February 13. Negroponte is the daughter of former United […]

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