Woman killed in Silver Spring on Mt. Pisgah Road

The murder happened at an apartment in the 9700 block of Mt. Pisgah Road. Photo: Brad Bell

A man is in custody after a woman was killed inside a Silver Spring apartment Friday morning, police say.

Police say the incident occurred in the 9700 block of Mt. Pisgah Road, inside The Chateau apartment complex.

The killing took place at the Chateau, a quiet little high-rise apartment complex tucked away at the end of a road just off the beltway exit to 95.
this morning it was the scene of an apparent murder

“I've never had anything like this ever happen before here," says resident Cecilia Esongale.{ }

Just after 8 this morning, police were called to an 8th floor apartment and found the body of the victim inside. She had been beaten to death. Neighbors say she lived there with a man and police took him into custody.