Murder USA: Score another Murder for Montgomery Village; Roberto Cruz shot dead

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Murder scene in Montgomery Village photo Fox5DC

Murder scene in Montgomery Village photo Fox5DC

Score another Murder for Montgomery Village; Roberto Cruz shot dead

GAITHERSBURG, MD. — The Montgomery Village area has racked up yet another murder. Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Major Crimes Division continue to investigate the death of a 22-year-old man whose body was discovered on November 2, 2015 in Montgomery Village.  Police say that the death is now being investigated as a homicide.

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Detectives are identifying the victim as Roberto Gutierrez Cruz, 22 years old, of the 18400 block of Lost Knife Road in Montgomery Village.

Montgomery County Police said that on Nov. 3rd, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner ruled the manner of his death a homicide and the cause of his death as a gunshot wound.  Detectives believe that the homicide occurred at some point in the 48 hours prior to the discovery of the victim.

This remains an ongoing investigation and detectives are urging anyone who may have information regarding this homicide to contact the Major Crimes Division at 240.773.5070.

Those who wish to remain anonymous may contact Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).  Tipsters are eligible for a cash reward.

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