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UPDATE (April 27, 2016  12:55 p.m.):

Detectives are still searching for the person killed a Woodlawn man.

Kenneth Damont Henson (37) was last seen in the Walbrook Junction Section of Baltimore City on May 2, 2015 around 2 p.m. His black Dodge Charger was later found in the 2800 block of Rosalind Avenue 21215. He resided in the 600 block of Kirkwood Road 21207.

 

On October 11 at 9:25 a.m. a human skull was found in the woods near Owings Mills Boulevard and Gwynnbrook Avenue. The skull was later determined to be Henson's.

Despite a thorough investigation, detectives have not been able to positively identify any suspects in this case. They are now looking to the public for help.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

Original release (December 9, 2015  12:11 p.m.):

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has identified the remains found on October 11 in the area of Owings Mills Boulevard and Gwynnbrook Avenue 21117 as the remains of 38-year-old Kenneth Henson of 1600 block of Kirkwood Road 21207.
 
The autopsy has ruled that the cause of death was multiple injuries and the manner of death was homicide.
 
In May, Kenneth Henson was reported missing from his home in the 600 block of Kirkwood Road 21207.
 
On October 11 at 9:25 a.m., police were called to the area of Owings Mills and Gwynnbrook Avenue after a couple of people taking a walk through a wooded area discovered what appeared to be a human skull.  Police came back to search the area three more times with Towson University students in a Forensic Science group along with Bay Area and Chesapeake Search and Rescue Dogs. Additional human remains were found during those searches.
 
The remains were taken to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner where they were positively identified as Kenneth Henson.
 
This incident has now shifted from a missing person investigation to a homicide investigation. Homicide detectives need the public's assistance in gathering information that will assist in identifying the person responsible for killing Kenneth Henson.
 
Anyone with information on this incident or Kenneth Henson is asked to call Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP. Callers to Metro Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous.

Original release for missing person: http://ow.ly/VFKNC

Original release for found remains: http://ow.ly/VFL1I

Photograph of Kenneth Henson

Photograph of a car that is very similar to the one that Kenneth Henson had been operating

Callers to Metro Crime Stoppers

If your tip to the Metro Crime Stoppers hotline leads to the arrest and/or indictment of a suspect, for a felony crime, you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000 from Metro Crime Stoppers. Your tip must be made through Metro Crime Stoppers in order to be eligible.

If you have information on the above crime/suspect please call, text, or e-mail: Metro Crime Stoppers hotline available 24-hours a day toll free.

You can remain anonymous.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

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Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org


UPDATE (April 16, 2016  1 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police have charged one suspect in the murder of a Randallstown woman in her apartment on Coachman Court last night. 
 
Stanley Sharps (42), of the Unit block of Coachman Court, has been charged with first-degree murder and is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center. 
 
Just after 11 p.m. last night, police responded to the apartment after a verbal altercation between Sharps and 43-year-old Angel Durham, his girlfriend, turned violent and resulted in Durham's death.
 
This crime continues to be investigated by the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit.
 
 

Booking Photograph of Stanley Sharps

Original release (April 16, 2016  2:09 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police are investigating after finding a woman dead in her Randallstown apartment. 
 
Police were called to an apartment in the Unit block of Coachman Court just after 11:00 p.m. where they found the woman, 43, who suffered trauma to the upper body. She was declared deceased at the scene. 
 
Police believe this was a targeted crime and that the suspect fled the scene after the murder. 
 
This crime is being investigated by the Baltimore County Homicide Unit.

UPDATE (April 15, 2016 3 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police have charged two suspects in connection with a December 2015 murder in Reisterstown.

Just after 7:30 a.m. on December 9, police responded to Deaconbrook Circle and Glen Granite Road 21136 after a person walking in the area saw a body nearby and called police. When officers arrived on the scene, they found 56-year-old Jose Dela Cruz Esquivel of the 700 block of Grundy Street 21224 suffering from trauma to the upper body. He was declared deceased at the scene.

The investigation led detectives to identify 19-year-old Patrick Glynn Wallace as the person responsible for the crime. Wallace had met Esquivel at a location in Owings Mills. They became involved in argument during which Wallace stabbed Esquivel multiple times. After the assault, Wallace enlisted the assistance of 20-year-old David Levy Daniels to dump Esquivel’s body in a wooded area.

Patrick Glynn Wallace, of the Unit block of Straw Hat Road 21117, has been charged with first-degree murder and is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

David Levy Daniels, of the 4500 block of Tapscott Road 21208, has been charged with accessory after the fact and is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

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

Booking Photograph of Patrick Glynn Wallace

 

Booking Photograph of David Levy Daniels

UPDATE (December 16, 2015  1:13 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police have identified the man found deceased in Reisterstown on December 9 as 56-year-old Jose Dela Cruz Esquivel of the 700 block of Grundy Street 21224.

Homicide detectives are continuing to investigate this case. They are asking anyone with information to call police at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

Original release (December 9, 2015  1:36 p.m.):

At 7:37 a.m. this morning, Baltimore County Police responded to Deaconbrook Circle and Glen Granite Road 21136 for a report of a found body. A person walking in the area saw the body and called police.

When officers arrived on the scene, they found the body of a deceased adult male. The man had suffered traumatic injuries.

The man's body will be transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for an autopsy.

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

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call police at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

 
 

Revised April 6, 2016