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Keyword: homicide

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.

Previous release for this incident : http://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/News/PoliceNews/iWatch/PoliceInvestigateHomicideinDundalk

Original release (June 11, 2016  8:44 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police Continue to Investigate Death at Eastpoint Mall in Dundalk

At this time, investigators have determined that the victim from the homicide at Eastpoint Mall was targeted by a suspect. Police believe that there is no current threat to the safety of the public in this area. 

Just after 1:00 p.m., Baltimore County Police received a call for a woman found lying on the parking lot at Eastpoint Mall. The woman was found inside a covered parking area near the mall administrative office entrance, suffering from multiple stab wounds to the upper body. The victim was taken by Baltimore County Fire personnel to the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, where she was pronounced deceased. Initially, detective were unable to identify the victim or a motive for the crime. 

Homicide detectives reviewed video and were able to determine that the victim was targeted by a suspect. The victim of the homicide is Malia Delores Wagner, 60, of the 400-block of 52nd Street, 21224. Police do not have any suspect details to release at this time, due to the on-going investigation.

UPDATE (May 31, 2016  1:41 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police have charged two suspects in connection with the April 4 shooting in Dundalk that left a man deceased.

Amritpal Singh Mavi (17 – Charged as an adult) of the 1800 block of Homberg Avenue 21222 and Michael Christian Mullen (18) (No current address) were both originally charged with first-degree murder. Indictments for both men have added additional charges that include armed robbery, first-degree assault, handgun violation, and other related charges. Both are being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

The investigation has indicated that on April 4 at approximately 2:30 a.m., Mavi and Mullen were involved in a dice game with 21-year-old Marlo Delector Braxton in the basement of a home in the 7500 Block of Lange Street 21224. During the game, Mavi shot Braxton in the head. Mavi and Mullen then fled to West Virginia where they were later apprehended.

Mullen was found on April 18 in Beaver, West Virginia and Mavi was found on April 21 in Mount Hope, West Virginia.

The exact cause for the shooting remains unknown.

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

UPDATE (April 5, 2016  8:49 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police have identified the man who was found dead in an Eastpoint home yesterday morning as 21-year-old Marlo Delector Braxton of the 7500 block of Lange Street 21224. He did not live in the home in which he was found.

The Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit is continuing to investigate this incident. Detectives do not believe that there is any danger to the community.

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

Original release (April 4, 2016  9:51 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police are investigating after a man is found dead in an Eastpoint home.

Just after 4:30 a.m. this morning, police and fire personnel responded to a home in the 7500 block of Lange Street 21224 for a cardiac arrest. When officers arrived on the scene, they found an adult male suffering from traumatic injuries. He was declared deceased at the scene.

This incident is under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Department Homicide 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 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

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.

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.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

Text message: Text "MCS" plus your message to "CRIMES" (274637)

Web tip:
www.metrocrimestoppers.org

 
 

Revised April 6, 2016