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UPDATE (April 14, 2016  12:51 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police have charged a suspect in connection with the April 13 murder of a Parkville woman in her home.

Philip Min Hyang Cho (27), the step-son of the victim, has been charged with first-degree murder and is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

Police responded to an apartment that Cho lived in with his father and step-mother just after 1:30 a.m. Wednesday morning for a report of an assault. When officers arrived at the scene, they found Cho’s step-mother, 61-year-old Haw Sun Kim, suffering from multiple stab wounds. She was declared deceased at the scene.

The investigation indicated that Cho became involved in argument with his step-mother. During that argument, he took a knife and stabbed her repeatedly. He fled the scene before police arrived.

This incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit.

Booking Photograph of Philip Min Hyang Cho

UPDATE (April 13, 2016  3:11 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police have identified the victim in this case as 61-year-old Haw Sun Kim. She resided in the apartment where the incident occurred.

Original release (April 13, 2016  7:44 a.m.):

A Parkville woman was found dead in her home early this morning. 
 
Police were called to the unit block of Luddy Court in Parkville at 1:34 a.m. by a member of the household after finding the woman, age 59, with trauma to the upper body. She was pronounced dead at the scene by Baltimore County Medics. 
 
Police believe this was a targeted crime and that there is no outstanding threat to the community. 
 
This incident is currently being investigated by the Baltimore County Homicide Unit. 
      
Anyone with information is asked to call Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

UPDATE (March 26, 2016  10:30 p.m.):

Joshua Smith has been located unharmed.

The Baltimore County Police Department thanks everyone who shared his information.

Original release (March 26, 2016  4:10 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police are actively searching for an 11-year-old boy in Parkville. 
 
Joshua Smith is an African American male,4'11", 78 pounds, has short black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a black zipper front spring jacket with a hood, an unknown color cargo shorts, tall black socks pushed down to his ankles and gray tennis shoes. 
   
Just before 10:00 a.m. he and his brother were in the basement laundry room of their apartment complex on Shawnee Court in Parkville. His brother watched Joshua leave the apartment complex and walk toward Summit Avenue and has not seen him since. 
     
Anyone with information on Joshua's whereabouts is asked to call Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020 or call 9-1-1.

UPDATE (March 28, 2016  12:46 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police have charged 17-year-old Kendrick Lamar Mclellan of the 700 block of Richwood Avenue 21212 as an adult in connection with this incident.
   
On March 21, he was indicted by a Baltimore County Grand Jury on charges of first-degree assault, use of firearm in commission of felony/crime of violence, and possession of a regulated firearm by person under the age of 21.
      
Mclellan is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.
  
Booking photograph of Kendrick Lamar Mclellan

Original release (March 11, 2016  8:39 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police are investigating a Thursday night shooting in Parkville that left a man injured. 

At 11:42 p.m. Thursday night, police responded to the 6600 block of English Oak Road 21234 for a shots fired call. When they arrived on the scene, they found a 35-year-old man suffering from a single gunshot wound to the lower body. He was taken to an area hospital for treatment and is in good condition.

 

The initial investigation into the incident has indicated that the suspect shot the victim during a disturbance in an apartment and then fled the scene. 

This incident is under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit. Detectives will be working to determine if this was a targeted crime.

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

 
 

Revised April 6, 2016