Montgomery murders rise in 2017 with latest death

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2017 will go down in the books with more local homicides than last year.

In the latest, Montgomery County Police are investigating the death of an 18-year-old Germantown man who was found dead from a gunshot wound in his residence at the Acclaim of Germantown apartment complex Saturday afternoon.


Two arrested in possible gang-related murder

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Jesus Ponce Flores, 18, COURTESY PHOTO 

Montgomery County police said they arrested and charged two local males Tuesday regarding the murder of a 20-year-old man, whose body was found in a creek in Silver Spring Sept. 6.

The man, 20-year-old Cristopher Alfredo Funes Guerra, was reported missing Sept. 3.

The Chief Medical Examiner ruled the death a homicide by multiple stab wounds, according to an Oct. 18 Montgomery County Police press release.

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