Silver Spring Man Found Dead in Apartment

Eric Somuah was found dead in his apartment by police on Wednesday

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    A man was found dead inside his Silver Spring, Md., apartment Wednesday evening, police said.

    A relative of 34-year-old Eric Somuah called police when they could not get in touch with him. Somuah was found dead in his apartment on the 1100 block of East-West Highway in Silver Spring at about 4:50 p.m., authorities said.

    Officials say Somuah had suffered at least one gunshot wound. An autopsy will be performed on the victim’s body in Baltimore.

    The death has been ruled a homicide by police and is under investigation.

    Authorities ask anyone with information to call the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070. Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), can text Crime Solvers by texting “CRIMES” (274637) followed by MCPD plus crime tip, or enter a tip online. A $1,000 reward is being offered for the tip that leads investigators to an arrest and/or indictment.

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