Monday, April 8, 2013
Missing Rockville High senior planned to enlist in Army Reserve, police said.
Update, 7:30 p.m.: A Rockville High School student was shot and killed by a 31-year-old Army staff sergeant, who then turned the gun on himself inside his Germantown home, Montgomery County police said in a news release. Michelle Miller, 17, of the 5100 block of Russett Road in Rockville, was found dead Monday morning in the home of Adam Anthony Arndt, 31, of the 12900 block of Pinnacle Drive, police said. Investigators are treating the deaths as a murder-suicide. Police said Miller and Arndt knew each other because she had plans to enlist in the U.S. Army Reserve after she graduated from high school. The bodies were discovered around 10 a.m. by police who were following up on a tip that the Miller was at Arndt’s residence, police said. …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Jennifer McKenna Morbelli visited Germantown abortion clinic.
An elementary school teacher from New York state died from abortion-related complications, a spokesman for the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner said Thursday. Jennifer McKenna Morbelli, 29, of New Rochelle, NY, died Feb. 7 at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital in Rockville, days after she had an abortion at Germantown Reproductive Health Services. The manner of Morbelli’s death was “natural," Bruce Goldfarb, a spokesman for the chief medical examiner's office, told Patch. “Disseminated intravascular coagulation” and “amniotic fluid embolism” were listed as causes of death on the death certificate, Goldfarb said. Amniotic fluid embolism is when amniotic fluid escapes into the blood stream. “It’s very rare, very serious,” Goldfarb said. …
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Jennifer McKenna Morbelli, 29, was pronounced dead at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital on Feb. 7, The Gazette reports. Police confirmed Morbelli had an abortion proceedure at Germantown Reproductive Health Services.
Monday, February 11, 2013
Anti-abortion protestors allege the woman died after receiving an abortion at Germantown Reproductive Services.
The Maryland Office of the Chief Medical Examiner is investigating the death of a 29-year-old woman whom anti-abortion activists allege died after receiving an abortion at Germantown Reproductive Health Services. The woman died Thursday at Shady Grove Hospital, according to the chief medical examiner’s office. The cause and manner of death was still pending. “Any speculation at this point would be premature,” spokesman Bruce Goldfarb told Patch. Montgomery County Police is coordinating with the medical examiner’s office on the investigation and is awaiting its report, a police spokeswoman told Patch on Monday. Last week, Capt. Paul Starks, a police spokesman, told The Washington Post that there was “no indication of any criminal activity …
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Maryland State Police are investigating the apparent murder of a missing Frederick County man whose body was found Monday in the trunk of his car parked in a Montgomery County lot.
A missing Frederick County man's body was found Monday in the trunk of his car at a Montgomery County parking lot, Maryland State Police said. Police said the body of John P. Ryan, 37, was found inside his black 2007 Lexus LS460L parked at a lot in the 15000 block of Somerville Drive in Derwood. Police said suspected marijuana and cash were also found in the trunk. No arrests have been made and police said they have not identified a motive. Ryan was a businessman who specialized in property maintenance. He traveled for business throughout Maryland, Washington, DC, and Virginia. Ryan’s wife reported him missing to the Frederick Police Department on Nov. 29, police said. She reportedly told police that the last time she saw her husband at…
Monday, December 3, 2012
Gaithersburg Patch: Police are investigating the death of Cesar Smith, 45, of Gaithersburg, as a homicide
UPDATED—A dead man found in a Gaithersburg apartment early Monday after an apparent home invasion has been identified as Cesar Smith, 45, of Gaithersburg, Gaithersburg Patch reports. Montgomery County police said detectives are investigating the death as a homicide. The cause of death was "undetermined," police said in a news release. According to inital report police posted on its news blog late Monday Morning: “Shortly after midnight, officers from the Gaithersburg Police Department and the Montgomery County 6th District responded to a report of a shooting on Whetstone Drive in Gaithersburg. … Officers first on the scene were directed to an apartment where they found an unresponsive adult male suffering from trauma to his body. Fire/…
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Neighbors tell The Gazette the incident was one in a “long history” of incidents
The death of a group home resident in Clarksburg has heightened safety concerns among neighbors who tell The Gazette that complaints have been mounting for years. On Oct. 8, Montgomery County Police responded to reports of a man being violent and erratic at a residence on Tailor Shop Place, the site of an independent living program for people with disabilities, several media outlets have reported. According to The Gazette, Nathan Jones, 39, allegedly threatened two of his roommates with a knife and a hammer. Police claim Jones resisted arrest and had to be pepper sprayed. After medical crews left, Jones passed out and was taken to the hospital where he later died, Patch reported. Jones’s death remains under police investigation. Members of…
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Police: Nathan Jones, 39, lost consciousness after he was pepper sprayed
CLARKSBURG—Montgomery County Police are investigating the death of a Clarksburg man, who apparently lost consciousness following an alleged dispute with roommates and being pepper sprayed by officers who claimed he resisted arrest. Nathan Jones, 39, was pronounced dead at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital on Monday night, Montgomery County Police said in a statement. Police said the incidents began to unfold at around 4:45 p.m., when Montgomery County Police responded to reports of a resident being violent and erratic at a residence in the 23400 block of Tailor Shop Place. Roommates alleged that Jones had threatened them with weapons. Officers determined an assault occurred and tried to arrest Jones. But police claim Jones resisted and had …
Monday, March 19, 2012
White Flint station reopened after apparent suicide.
Thursday, October 13, 2011
Police locate slain Germantown woman’s vehicle and husband in North Carolina. Woman's son, William McQuain, 11, is still missing.
More details have emerged since the arrest of a slain Germantown woman’s husband in North Carolina on Thursday. Montgomery County Police Chief J. Thomas Manger said Carlos Maurice Lopez, 45, was taken into custody at an EconoLodge in Charlotte at 9:30 a.m., an hour after his wife Jane McQuain’s missing Honda CRV was located the hotel. McQuain, 51, and her 11-year-old son, William McQuain, who is Lopez's step son, were reported missing 2 p.m. Wednesday. Manger said Lopez was contacted by detectives — prior to the discovery of Jane McQuain’s body Wednesday night— in connection to their disappearances. McQuain and her son lived at in a condo in the 13100 block of Briarcliff Terrace in Germantown. Lopez, who did not live with McQuain, became …