Police Identify Maryland Homicide Suspect

Thursday, Dec 30, 2010  |  Updated 5:45 PM EDT
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Police Identify Maryland Homicide Suspect

Montgomery County Police

Corey Yates is suspected in the slaying of a 19-year-old Wheaton, Md., man.

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Montgomery County police have identified one of two suspects accused of killing a teenager.

Police said Corey Yates, 21, and another man shot a teenager in Wheaton, Md., last week.

Investigators said Dudley Derose, 19, would not let three guys inside his home along Hutchinson on Dec. 21. Someone fired a shot through the door and hit Derose.

Police said they're looking for Yates and an unidentified second culprit.

An arrest warrant has been obtained for Yates, charging him with first-degree murder. He is described as a black man standing about 5-feet-7 inches tall and weighing about 175 pounds.

Both Yates and the other culprit are considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached.

Anyone with any information about their whereabouts or the case should call the Homicide/Sex Section at 240-773-5070 or the police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000. Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).

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