Police said the 17-year-old senior was shot and killed in an apparent murder-suicide.
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Fewer than five adults die from rabies in the United States each year.
UPDATE: March 15 A Maryland man whom the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene confirmed died of rabies contracted the disease from a kidney transplant, The Washington Post reported. It was the first fatal rabies case in the state since 1976. Citing two unnamed sources familiar with the case, the report said the patient, a man in his 20s, died at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Washington after receiving the transplant at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in 2011. The report said that three people in other states received organs from the same Florida donor. Their conditions were reportedly unknown. Transmission of rabies through organ or tissue transplant is said to be rare worldwide. According to The Post, fewer …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Jennifer McKenna Morbelli visited Germantown abortion clinic.
An elementary school teacher from New York state died from abortion-related complications, a spokesman for the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner said Thursday. Jennifer McKenna Morbelli, 29, of New Rochelle, NY, died Feb. 7 at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital in Rockville, days after she had an abortion at Germantown Reproductive Health Services. The manner of Morbelli’s death was “natural," Bruce Goldfarb, a spokesman for the chief medical examiner's office, told Patch. “Disseminated intravascular coagulation” and “amniotic fluid embolism” were listed as causes of death on the death certificate, Goldfarb said. Amniotic fluid embolism is when amniotic fluid escapes into the blood stream. “It’s very rare, very serious,” Goldfarb said. …
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Jennifer McKenna Morbelli, 29, was pronounced dead at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital on Feb. 7, The Gazette reports. Police confirmed Morbelli had an abortion proceedure at Germantown Reproductive Health Services.
Monday, February 11, 2013
Anti-abortion protestors allege the woman died after receiving an abortion at Germantown Reproductive Services.
The Maryland Office of the Chief Medical Examiner is investigating the death of a 29-year-old woman whom anti-abortion activists allege died after receiving an abortion at Germantown Reproductive Health Services. The woman died Thursday at Shady Grove Hospital, according to the chief medical examiner’s office. The cause and manner of death was still pending. “Any speculation at this point would be premature,” spokesman Bruce Goldfarb told Patch. Montgomery County Police is coordinating with the medical examiner’s office on the investigation and is awaiting its report, a police spokeswoman told Patch on Monday. Last week, Capt. Paul Starks, a police spokesman, told The Washington Post that there was “no indication of any criminal activity …
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Montgomery County police say the man killed early Monday in Gaithersburg suffered a fatal stab wound.
The man killed early Monday in a Gaithersburg apartment complex along Whetstone Drive suffered a fatal stab wound, Montgomery County police said Tuesday afternoon. Police said 45-year-old Cesar Smith, of Gaithersburg, was found with blunt force trauma on his body and the stab wound. The stabbing was ruled the cause of death. Police were originally dispatched to the scene for the sound of gunshots at 12:06 a.m. Monday. Upon arrival, Smith was found dead. Police are investigating Smith's death as a homicide and said they believe that the victim may have had some association with his killer. Additional Coverage
Monday, December 3, 2012
Gaithersburg's Cesar Smith was killed early Monday morning at an apartment complex on Whetstone Drive.
(Update, 1:45 p.m.) Montgomery County police have identified 45-year-old Cesar Smith, of Gaithersburg, as the victim in Monday morning's home invasion death in an apartment complex on Whetstone Drive. Detectives are working to confirm a more specific address for Smith, police said, and the case is being investigated as a homicide. (Original Post, 11:05 a.m.) A man was killed early Monday morning in a home invasion at an apartment complex on Whetstone Drive in Gaithersburg, Fox 5 reported. Police were dispatched to the scene for a report of gunshots at 12:06 a.m. and found the victim when they arrived at the complex, located just off North Frederick Avenue (Route 355), according to the report. Preliminary investigation revealed the victim …