Montgomery Co. police investigate homicide near Shops of Wisconsin

Montgomery County Police are investigating a homicide in Bethesda, Maryland.

A man was found dead around 8:15 p.m. Monday, when officers came to the 6800 block of Wisconsin Avenue, near the Shops of Wisconsin shopping mall.

Police said in a news release that they found a man in a stairwell “with trauma to his body.”

He was pronounced dead on the scene.

The man’s identity will be released after his family is notified, police said.

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

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