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UPDATE Active Investigation of Homicide on Colby Avenue, Takoma Park, Maryland - News Release

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  • Cathy Plevy
    NEWS RELEASE City of Takoma Park Police Department ● 7500 Maple Avenue ● Takoma Park, Md 20912 For more information contact: Public Information Officer
    Message 1 of 2 , Aug 4, 2014
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      NEWS RELEASE
      City of Takoma Park Police Department
      ● 7500 Maple Avenue ● Takoma Park, Md 20912

      For more information contact:
      Public Information Officer (PIO)
      Catherine Plevy, 301-891-7142 or 240-338-2901

      August 4, 2014 (8:25 pm)
      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

      At approximately 12:29 pm, Takoma Park Police received two phone calls
      for a disturbance in the 800 block of Colby Avenue, Takoma Park,
      Maryland. Units responded and located a male, identified as Cecil
      Brown, 73, deceased in his backyard. Takoma Park Police Detectives are
      actively investigating this death as a homicide. While waiting for the
      report from the Medical Examiner as to manner of death, it does not
      appear to be a shooting. We will update as the investigation
      progresses.



      Catherine E. Plevy
      Assistant to the Chief of Police
      Public Information Officer (PIO)
      Office of the Chief of Police
      7500 Maple Avenue
      Takoma Park, Maryland 20912
      cathyp@...
      (301) 891-7142 - desk
      (240) 338-2901 - cell
    • Cathy Plevy
      NEWS RELEASE City of Takoma Park Police Department ● 7500 Maple Avenue ● Takoma Park, Md 20912 For more information contact: Public Information Officer
      Message 2 of 2 , Aug 5, 2014
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      NEWS RELEASE
      City of Takoma Park Police Department
      ● 7500 Maple Avenue ● Takoma Park, Md 20912

      For more information contact:
      Public Information Officer (PIO)
      Catherine Plevy, 301-891-7142 or 240-338-2901

      August 5, 2014 (4:45 pm)
      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

      On August 4, 2014, at approximately 12:29 pm, Takoma Park Police
      received two phone calls for a disturbance in the 800 block of Colby
      Avenue, Takoma Park, Maryland. Units responded and located a male,
      identified as Cecil Brown, 73, deceased in his backyard. Takoma Park
      Police Detectives are actively investigating this death as a homicide.

      The Medical Examiner determined that the cause of death was blunt force
      trauma and the manner of death a homicide.

      A photograph of the victim, Cecil Brown, is attached.

      Detectives are still actively investigating this homicide.

      We will update as the investigation progresses.



      Catherine E. Plevy
      Assistant to the Chief of Police
      Public Information Officer (PIO)
      Office of the Chief of Police
      7500 Maple Avenue
      Takoma Park, Maryland 20912
      cathyp@...
      (301) 891-7142 - desk
      (240) 338-2901 - cell
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