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Keyword: homicide

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 (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

UPDATE (March 29, 2016  9:15 p.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Department Homicide Unit has obtained an arrest warrant for 46-year-old Pablo Javier Aleman in connection with this incident.

Just before 4:30 p.m. on March 17, police responded to a home in the 6700 block of Woodley Road 21222 for a report of a cardiac arrest. When officers arrived on the scene, they found 51-year-old Victor Adolfo Serrano suffering from multiple stab wounds. He was declared deceased at the scene.

The investigation led detectives to identify Aleman as the suspect responsible for the crime.

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

Original release (March 17, 2016  7:38 p.m.):

Just after 5 p.m., Baltimore County Police were called to the 6700-block of Woodley Road in Dundalk. When police arrived they found an adult male with trauma to the body.

Homicide detectives are investigating the incident at this time. Police will provide additional details at a later time. 

 
 

Revised April 6, 2016