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Woman killed in Silver Spring apartment complex

Friday - 6/28/2013, 4:57pm  ET

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Police search a dumpster outside the apartment complex. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)

WASHINGTON - A woman was killed at an apartment complex in Silver Spring, Md., Friday morning in what Montgomery County police are calling a homicide.

Capt. Jim Daly says police were called at about 8 a.m. to The Chateau apartments from a co-worker of the woman who hadn't seen her at work in several days. When they got there, they found the woman dead; her body had suffered trauma.

A man was taken in for questioning at the scene, but hasn't been charged with a crime. Police say the two people knew each other. Daly called it "a suspicious death that we are investigating as a homicide."

This is the fourth homicide in Montgomery County this year. Police are continuing to investigate.

WTOP's Kathy Stewart contributed to this report. Follow @WTOP on Twitter.

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