2021 | Police & Fire

UPDATED: One charged with killing male in Wheaton

Victim was found dead in an apartment

This story was updated at 9:52 a.m. on Jan. 23, 2021, to include the fact that a person has been charged with murder

Montgomery County police have arrested someone and charged them with killing a male in Wheaton on Friday.

Police posted on Twitter Friday that they received a call around 9:27 p.m. on Friday reporting an assault in an apartment  in the 12000 block of Veirs Mill Road.

When officers arrived, the victim had died and there were signs of trauma to his body, police said.

In another Twitter post on Saturday, police wrote that someone had been arrested and charged with first-degree murder. More information will be released after the victim’s family is notified, police said.

Dan Schere can be reached at daniel.schere@bethesdamagazine.com