Death of man found in Gaithersburg park ruled as homicide

WASHINGTON – Montgomery County police are investigating the death of an 18-year-old man whose body was discovered in a park in Gaithersburg as a homicide.

First-responders found the body of Cristian Antonio Villagram Morales, of Gaithersburg, at Malcolm King Park at 1200 West Side Drive, after a report of a deceased male on Friday, June 17 at around 7:46 p.m. They found evidence of trauma to his body.

Detectives are urging anyone who may have information regarding this crime  to contact the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070. Crime Solvers of Montgomery County is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for any information that leads to the arrest of the suspect or suspects. Tipsters can call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-8477.

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