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Date: Aug 13, 2014

At 5:22 a.m. this morning, Baltimore County Police responded to the 8300 block of Loch Raven Boulevard 21286 for an automobile accident with injuries.

The initial investigation into this incident has indicated that a 2014 Toyota Camry was traveling north-bound in the 8300 block of Loch Raven Boulevard. The vehicle left the roadway, struck a tree north of Glen Keith Boulevard, and came to rest against an apartment building.

The operator of the vehicle, 27-year-old Eviakwa Etuh of the 300 block of Belle Avenue 21215, was declared deceased at the scene. There were no other persons involved in this incident.

This incident is under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Crash Team.

A member of the Baltimore County Police Department has been named to a national commission.

Cassandra Burke, Quality and Technical Services Manager for the Forensic Services Section has been appointed to the National Commission on Forensic Science (NCFS) Subcommittee on Accreditation and Proficiency Testing. The NCFS is the governing body that will be setting the rules for Federal forensic labs.

Police Chief James Johnson commends the work of Cassandra Burke and all those working in the forensic sciences. He strongly feels that their work has, and continues to greatly contribute to the significant violent crime reductions in Baltimore County.

The National Commission on Forensic Science was established by the United States Department of Justice in 2013. It is a partnership with the National Institute of Standards and Technology and includes members from the law enforcement, legal, scientific, and academic communities. The goal of NCFS is to enhance the practice and improve the reliability of forensic science

Information about the National Commission on Forensic Science can be found at

Revised June 27, 2017