WHEATON, Md. - UPDATE: (4:40 P.M. SATURDAY): Montgomery County police say they charged 24-year-old Jose Lara-Chacon with first degree murder after the apparent killing Friday night on Veirs Mill Road in Wheaton.
Lara-Chacon, of the 12000 block of Veirs Mill Road, and the victim were acquaintances, police said.
Police said Lara-Chacon attacked the victim with a baseball bat and a knife. They found the victim dead of a stab wound to the neck.
Police say they are still investigating why Lara-Chacon and the victim were in the apartment together.
UPDATE (9:28 A.M. SATURDAY): Montgomery County police say they have arrested a suspect and seek a first-degree murder charge following their investigation into the death reported Friday night on Veirs Mill Road.
Authorities are now calling the death a homicide.
Police say they will issue more details after notifying the victim's family.
ORIGINAL: Montgomery County police detectives are investigating after a man was found dead inside a Silver Spring apartment Friday night.
Police say they received a report of an assault inside of an apartment in the 12000 block of Veirs Mill Road at around 9:27 p.m.
When officers responded to the scene, they found a man dead with trauma to the body.
Police say there is no threat to public safety.
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