62-year-old caregiver murdered in men’s group home, suspect arrested

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Aug. 23 2021, Published 4:31 p.m. ET

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A 62-year-old caregiver at a group home for adult men who require living assistance was killed by a resident on Aug. 21, police said.

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Around 7:30 p.m., Montgomery County, Maryland, police officers responded to the group home and found the victim, Fokam Henry Sigala, 62, unresponsive on the floor inside the residence.

Sigala was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.

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A resident of the home, Edward Opeoluwa David, 27, allegedly physically assaulted Sigala, causing him to become unresponsive and ultimately die, police said.

Police have not said what allegedly made David attack the worker.

David was arrested and has been charged with second-degree murder. He was transported to the Central Processing Unit, where he awaits a bond hearing.

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