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Man held in Germantown killing

A Germantown man is being held in connection with the late Monday stabbing death of his 22-year-old neighbor, Montgomery County police said.

James E. Biddinger, 27, of the 13000 block of Country Ridge Drive, has been charge with the death of Kevin A. Mbayo, 22, of the same block.

Mbayo was found suffering from a torso wound inside a townhouse in the 13000 block of Country Ridge Drive around 11:15 p.m., police said. He was transported to Suburban Hospital, where he died.

Biddinger was being held without bond pending a Thursday afternoon hearing.

Biddinger fled the scene of the stabbing, police said, contacting police from a nearby shopping center. They took him into custody there, polic said.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to the Major Crimes Division at (240) 773-5070.

This item has been updated.


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