UPDATE: Three teens charged in connection with Bethesda homicide

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UPDATE 12/22/2021 2:05 p.m. — 16-year-old Antonio Lawrence, 17-year-old Joshua Wright and 18-year-old Blaise Uchemadu have been charged with first degree murder, conspiracy to commit robbery and armed robbery, following the death of a 33-year-old Bethesda man.

On Dec. 20, Wright went to police to report that he witnessed a stabbing at the Target on Wisconsin Avenue in Bethesda. He gave statements that identified Lawrence and Uchemadu.

All three suspects are being held at the Central Processing Unit without bond.


UPDATE 3:54 p.m. — Three suspects — a 16-year-old, a 17-year-old and an 18-year-old — have been arrested and charged.


BETHESDA, Md. (WDVM) — Police are investigating a homicide that took place on Monday evening in Bethesda.

Police said they first got a report of a “suspicious situation” around 8:15 p.m. Officers arrived at the 6800 block of Wisconsin Avenue and found a man with “trauma to his body.” Police said that he was pronounced dead on the scene.

Anyone with any information is asked to call police at 240-773-5070.

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