Mont. Co. police ID suspect, victim in fatal stabbing

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Montgomery County Police on Friday identified the victim of a fatal stabbing at a Rockville house and the man charged with killing him.

Police say Carlos Tiul, 29, was charged Thursday with first-degree murder in connection with the death of Tomas Mo-Choc, 27, of the 14100 block of Travilah Road.

Tiul, whose address was not known, was ordered held without bond.

Officers responded at about 9:32 p.m. Wednesday to the Travilah Road address for a report of a stabbing. They found Mr. Mo-Choc inside the residence suffering from an apparent stab wound to the chest. Mr. Mo-Choc died shortly after officers arrived.

Police say Tiul and Mo-Choc became involved in a dispute. The dispute escalated, and Tiul attacked Mo-Choc. Tiul fled before officers arrived. He was located nearby and arrested.

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