Friday, May 25, 2018

Death Investigation in Silver Spring is Ruled a Homicide

Detectives are investigating a homicide in Silver Spring. The victim is 19-year-old Herson Mejia-Alverez of 67th Avenue in Riverdale. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.

On May 23rd, at approximately 12:50 pm, officers were in the area of the 8900 block of New Hampshire Avenue when they discovered Mejia-Alvarez in a wooded area.  Detectives began a death investigation.  The following day, the medical examiner ruled the cause of death blunt force trauma and the manner was homicide.

Detectives are working to establish a motive and identify a suspect(s).

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 301-772-4925. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), or go online at, or use the “P3 Tips” mobile app (search “P3 Tips” in the Apple Store or Google Play to download the app onto your mobile device.)

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