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March 13, 2020 | Staff Writer

Police Need Help Finding Missing Spencerville Boy

The Montgomery County Police Department is asking the public’s help in locating a missing boy from the Spencerville area. Police identified the boy as 12-year-old Kevin Edwards. According to a police statement, Edwards was last seen Thursday at around 5:30 p.m. leaving his home on Peach Orchard Road “in a dark grey 2015 Hyundai Santa […]

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October 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

UPDATE: Missing Teacher Found Safe, Unharmed

Update, Oct. 20, noon: Deborah Anne Celmer has been located safe and unharmed, according to a Montgomery County police statement. Original post: An English teacher from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School has been reported missing by her family. Deborah Anne Celmer, 41, of Rockville, was last seen by her family on Oct. 12 at 11 p.m., […]

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April 29, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Man Found Dead in Rockville Creek, Police Say

Montgomery County police are seeking information about a man found dead in a Rockville creek. According to police, Rockville district officers assisted the Maryland-National Capital Park Police on April 21 in responding to calls about a man found dead in a Rockville creek bed. Police identified the man as Michael Lee Higgins, 29, of Rockville. […]

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August 23, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

Two Children Among Victims Killed in Silver Spring Explosion

Montgomery County police detectives have released the names of two of the youngest victims killed in the Silver Spring explosion and fire. The names of the children positively identified are: Deibi “David” Samir Lainez Morales, 8 Fernando Josue Hernandez Orellana, 3                   The remains of seven people […]

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August 15, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

UPDATED: Seven Dead, Investigation Continues in Flower Branch Apartment Complex Explosion (PHOTOS)

UPDATE 8/17/16 6 a.m. Montgomery County police confirmed that a seventh body was found in the debris of the Flower Branch Apartment building Tuesday, Aug. 16. According to police, investigators have not identified the seven victims. The investigation continues. Update: Apt Fire Death Investigation-A Seventh Victim Located Deceased; Search and Recovery Efforts Continue Tmrw: https://t.co/F2eGFceSFW […]

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