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Date: Jan 2014

At 3:01 Baltimore County 911 center received a call for an apartment fire at 37 Tentmill Lane, Pikesville Maryland.

Crews arrived to find fire in a second floor apartment and were faced with multiple residents still in the apartments. Fire crews and Baltimore County Police assisted in extricating and rescuing multiple residents.

Two  residents were transported to Northwest Hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

The fire involved 4 units and displaced about 20 residents. Red Cross is on scene assisting with the displaced residents.

The cold weather and icing conditions complicated fire department operations, and salt trucks assisted on scene. The cause and origin are under investigation. Updates will be provided as they become available.

Baltimore County Police have charged 41-year-old Anthony Paul Rutherford of Fox Run Court in Reisterstown with first degree murder in connection with the death of his wife, Kendra Michelle Rutherford.

On December 8 at 3:09 p.m., Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to a home in the unit block of Fox Run Court in Reisterstown 21136 for a report of a dwelling fire.  When firefighters arrived on the scene, they made entry into the home and found 35-year-old Kendra Michelle Rutherford unresponsive on the first floor. She was transported to Northwest Hospital where she was declared deceased.

Fire Investigators determined that the fire in the home had been deliberately set.

On January 24, the death of Kendra Michelle Rutherford was ruled a homicide by means of asphyxiation by the Medical Examiner. Detectives then obtained an arrest warrant for Anthony Paul Rutherford.

Anthony Paul Rutherford was taken into custody and faces charges of first degree murder and first degree arson. He is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

At 11:45 p.m. Tuesday night, Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to the 100 block of Kweisi Mfume Court, 21222, in Turner Station for a report of a gunshot wound. Upon arriving at the scene, officers located an adult male with multiple gunshot wounds to his lower body.

The male was taken to an area hospital for treatment. His current condition is unknown.

The initial investigation into this incident by the Baltimore County Police Department Violent Crimes Unit has indicated that the victim was in an alley in the 100 block of Kweisi Mfume Court when he was shot multiple times by the suspect. The suspect then fled the scene.

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Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020.


Revised April 6, 2016