Update: Homicide suspect arrested for fatally stabbing Bethesda man


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ROCKVILLE, Md. (WDVM) — A man is dead and Montgomery County police have a woman in custody after a stabbing Thursday night in Rockville.

Police say they got the call just after 11:15 p.m., for a stabbing on the 400 block of West Montgomery Ave. Sophia Negroponte, 27, was arrested at the scene of the incident and is charged with first degree murder, detectives said. The victim was identified as 24-year-old Yousef Rasmussen, of Brookes Lane in Bethesda, Maryland.

Officers said they found Rasmussen inside a residence suffering from a stab wound, and he died at the scene. The investigation revealed the victim and Negroponte had a disagreement.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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