Daily Archives: October 14, 2020

Family Trying to Press Murder Charges in Maryland Cold Case

Nearly two decades after a Maryland man was shot and killed, his family is renewing their fight for justice, and taking the extraordinary step of filing murder charges. Tylandis Cortez Washington was shot and killed nearly 20 years ago in the parking lot of an apartment complex in Gaithersburg. “It’s been so long, 18 years, and I’m not going to…

Prince George’s Using New Forensic Tool to Find Evidence of Strangulation in Domestic Violence Cases

Prince George’s County unveiled new technology to document evidence of domestic violence that may otherwise be invisible. This week, the county began using a new protocol, coordinating police, prosecutors, sheriff’s deputies and medical staff at University of Maryland Capital Region Health Center. A new forensic tool helps detect evidence of strangulation. “Wounds and scars and injuries that you may not…