Pregnant woman killed in stabbing at Takoma Park apartment complex

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A pregnant 36-year-old woman died Wednesday afternoon after a stabbing at a Takoma Park apartment building.

Around 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Takoma Park Police Department responded to the 600 block of Houston Avenue, Takoma Park, Maryland, for the report of a suspicious situation. When they arrived on scene officers found Maria Veronica Mbunga, 36, with multiple stab wounds. They also found Thierry Kinshala Nkusu, 33, near the lobby also suffering from stab wounds. Officials later determined that his wounds were superficial and he was then taken into custody.

Mbunga was transferred to the hospital where she and her unborn child later died. Mbunga was employed by Montgomery County Public School Transportation System as a bus driver.

Nkusu is charged with 2nd degree murder and is being held on a $5M bond, with travel restrictions.

The investigation is ongoing.