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Arrest Made in 1997 Homicide on Pomeroy Road, SE

Friday, December 9, 2005

On Saturday, May 3, 1997, at approximately 11:23 pm, police were called to the 2500 block of Pomeroy Road, SE, for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival police were directed to a parking lot in front of 2573 Pomeroy Road, SE. At that location they located 22-year-old Ronnie Curry, unknown address, inside a vehicle, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the head. DC Fire Department emergency medical personnel responded to the scene and found no signs consistent with life. The victim was subsequently transported to the DC Medical Examiner's office and pronounced dead.

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The above case was closed on December 8, 2005, with the arrest of 31-year-old Robert Blanks, of the 2400 block of Lyttonsville Road in Silver Spring, Maryland. He has been charged First Degree Murder While Armed.