On October 29 at 3:27 a.m., patrol officers responded to the 4100 block Gateway Boulevard in White Plains for the report of a person armed with a weapon. When officers arrived, witnesses directed them to the trunk of a car, which was parked nearby, where officers located a deceased male with stab wounds. They also learned the suspect was in the vicinity of the house. Police K9 teams arrived and located the suspect behind the house. A preliminary investigation revealed the suspect stabbed the victim during a dispute about payment for transportation. The suspect, Marvin Ernesto Funez-Martinez, age 22, of White Plains, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder, first-degree assault, and other related charges. The victim has been identified as Marco Alexander Pulido-Castro, 54, of Waldorf. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Bringley at 301-609-6499. Tipsters who wish to remain anonymous may contact Charles County Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS. Tips can also be submitted online at www.charlescountycrimesolvers.com or by using the P3Intel mobile app. The investigation is ongoing.
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Charles County Crime Solvers offers rewards of up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest or indictment of a person responsible for a crime in Charles County. All individuals who provide tips through Crime Solvers will remain anonymous. Anyone with information about an unsolved crime or the location of a fugitive may contact Charles County Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS. Tips can also be submitted online at www.charlescountycrimesolvers.com or by using the P3Intel mobile app, which can be found in the Android Store and Apple store by searching P3tips. For more information about the P3 program, click on this link: www.p3intel.com.