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UPDATE (June 10, 2016  8:03 a.m.):

Khamaje McNeil has been located unharmed in Baltimore City.

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

Original release (May 25, 2016  7:16 p.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing Parkville girl.

Khamaje McNeil is a 16-year-old African American female, 5’03”, 118 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. It is not known what she might be wearing.

McNeil was last seen at her home in the 8500 block of Oakleigh Road 21234 on May 11. She is believed to be somewhere in the Baltimore area.

The search for McNeil is being led by the Baltimore County Police Crimes Against Children Unit.

Anyone with information on Khamaje McNeil is asked to call police at 410-307-2020.

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.

Revised September 27, 2016