UPDATE Active Investigation of Homicide on Colby Avenue, Takoma Park, Maryland - 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)
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.


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