Police Investigate Homicide in Silver Spring

Male detained in connection with case

Montgomery County police have a man in custody in connection with the death of a woman in Silver Spring.

Officers found the victim at The Chateau Apartments in the 9700 block of Mt. Pisgah Lane just after 8 a.m. Friday. They'd been asked to check the welfare of the woman who lives in the apartment by a co-worker, who was worried that the woman had not shown up for work.

Inside, police found the victim and the male suspect. Police aren't sure what their relationship is, or if either lived at the apartment.

Police say the victim had trauma to her body.  Her death has been deemed a homicide.

The victim's identity has not been released.

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