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On June 27 at 2:17 p.m., Baltimore County Fire Department personnel responded to a fire at 3 Ketch Cay Court in Dundalk.

Firefighters from the Bowleys Quarters Volunteer Fire Department were first to respond and were told that fire was coming from the deck of the rowhome. Before they arrived at the scene, they could see smoke and fire coming from the rowhome. Fire spread to the siding, then to a second home and eventually a third home. A second alarm was called at 2:35 p.m.

The fire was declared under control at 2:50 p.m.

No civilians were hurt. One firefighter was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The fire is under investigation.

Photo of fire debris at home on Ketch Cay Court.

A 19-year-old Dundalk man was killed yesterday in an industrial accident at a Sparrows Point metals processing company. The victim is Colin Richard Kelley of the 7500 block of Old Battle Grove Rd., 21222.

Baltimore County Fire and EMS crews responded at about 2:30 p.m. to Maryland Metals Processing, Inc. in the 4400 block of North Point Boulevard for a report of an industrial accident. EMS officials immediately pronounced the victim deceased.

Kelley was working with a machine that rolls steel -- the "coil polish machine" -- when he became entangled in a stainless steel coil, pulled into the machine and crushed. He had been employed at Maryland Metals Processing for about a month.

No foul play was involved in this incident, Baltimore County Police have confirmed.

Maryland Occupational Safety and Health responded to the scene and will investigate the accident.

Original release (June 12, 2016  9:35 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police have charged Crystal Marie Wagner, 29, of the 400 block of 52nd Street, 21224, with the murder of her mother, Malia Delores Wagner. Crystal Wagner has been charged with one count of first-degree murder and is being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on denied bail status.

Homicide detectives learned that on Saturday, June 11, 2016, mother and daughter went to Eastpoint Mall. The victim and suspect walked out of the mall into a covered parking area outside of the mall administrative offices, near the J.C. Penny store. Just before reaching Malia's car, Crystal attacked her mother and stabbed her mother numerous times with a knife. After attacking her mother, Crystal got inside the car and left the area as her mother was lying on the parking lot. Police and fire personnel were called to the scene. Malia Wagner was taken to the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center where she was pronounced deceased. Initially, police were unable to identify the victim.

Subsequent investigation led to the identification of the victim and the daughter being responsible for the murder of her mother. Police have not been able to determine the motive behind the murder at this time.

View the previous release for this incident.

 
 

Revised June 28, 2016