Montgomery County police car. Credit: Em Espey

This article was originally published at 8:11 p.m. Jan. 28 and was updated at 7:08 p.m. Jan. 29 with the identity of the deceased and other details from Montgomery County Police Department.

The body found Saturday afternoon in Colesville, just south of the Intercounty Connector, has been identified as that of Keylin Yolibeth Chavez-Dominguez, 20, of Rockville, Montgomery County police reported.

The death has been deemed a homicide.

Keylin Yolibeth Chavez-Dominguez. Photo via MCPD.

Chavez-Dominguez had been reported missing Jan. 2, police said in a news release. Family members and friends had last seen her Dec. 30 at her apartment in the 12300 block of Braxfield Court.

Officers responded around 2:01 p.m. Saturday to Upper Paint Branch Stream Valley Park, close to Hobbs Drive and Somerset Lane, to a report of a suspicious situation and found her body, according to the release.

The state medical examiner in Baltimore will conduct an autopsy, according to police. The investigation is ongoing, and no suspect is in custody.


Police ask anyone with information to call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477); tipsters may remain anonymous. Details that lead to an arrest are eligible for a reward of up to $10,000, police said in a news release.