Detectives investigate domestic-related homicide in Bel Pre area


MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. (WDVM) — Montgomery County detectives are investigating a domestic-related homicide and are asking for the public’s help locating the suspect.

A first-degree arrest warrant is out for 29-year-old Emilio Guzman-Contreras for allegedly murdering his girlfriend 28-year-old Claudia Areli Gonzalez.

Police say the murder happened January 10 at approximately 6 p.m. in the Bel Pre area. Responding officers found Gonzalez’s body, with observed trauma, at the home she shared with Guzman-Contreras.

After an autopsy, Gonzalez’s death was ruled a homicide.

Anyone with information about Guzman-Contreras’ whereabouts is urged to call the Montgomery County Police Department at 301-279-8000 (24/7 line) or Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).  

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