UPDATE: Montgomery County Police investigate Wheaton homicide


UPDATE (1/25 12:09 p.m.): Police have identified the victim as Dimer Josue Diaz Martinez, 21.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. (WDVM) — Montgomery County Police are investigating a homicide in Wheaton, the department confirmed Saturday morning.

Police said they received a call around 9:27 p.m. on Friday reporting an assault. Upon arrival, officers found a dead man with bodily trauma, including a neck wound, inside an apartment on Veirs Mill Road.

MCPD says Jose Lara-Chacon, 24, has been arrested on first-degree murder charges. Police say Chacon and the victim knew each other.

Jose Lara-Chacon

The body has been transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for an autopsy.

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