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Original release (June 17, 2016  12:18 p.m.):

A 92-year-old woman died Wednesday in a fire in her Lutherville-Timonium home.

Baltimore County Fire units responded at about 10 a.m. to a one-alarm fire in a single-family home in the 1700 block of Lynncrest Road, 21093. Crews brought the small kitchen fire under control within about 15 minutes. Kathleen Margaret Chrismer was found deceased in the kitchen.

This incident remains under investigation by Baltimore County Police Fire Investigators.

UPDATE (May 10, 2016  6:38 p.m.):

A Federal Criminal Complaint has been filed against 52-year-old Brian Keith Wallen by the United States Attorney for Maryland. The complaint alleges Wallen's involvement in a mail fraud scheme.

Wallen was reported missing from Lutherville on April 28 and was the subject of an intense search by Baltimore County Police.

Further information on the Federal Criminal Complaint can be found on the United States' Attorney's website: https://www.justice.gov/usao-md/pr/owner-reisterstown-telemarketing-business-charged-nationwide-office-supply-scam-0

Anyone with information on Brian Keith Wallen is asked to call police at 410-307-2020.

Original release (May 6, 2016 2:10 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police seek the public's help finding a Lutherville man missing since last week despite an extensive search by law enforcement.

Brian Keith Wallen, 52, of the 500 block of Wyngate Rd., is considered a "critical" missing person because investigators believe he may be suicidal.

Wallen, who is white, is 6' tall and 190 pounds; he is bald and has blue eyes. He was last seen wearing khaki shorts, a ball cap, blue T-shirt and sweatshirt of unknown color.

Police began searching for Wallen on April 28 after Wallen's lawyer called to report that he had received what sounded like a "goodbye" letter from his client. Police responded to the Wyngate Road home, where they found a suicide note.

Police also found Wallen's silver Jeep, unoccupied and locked at the Fire Trail at Loch Raven Reservoir between Surrey and Old Bosley roads. An exhaustive search of the reservoir and surrounding area has since been conducted by BCoPD's Tactical Unit, K-9 Unit, Air Unit, Baltimore Environmental Police and search dogs from Mason Dixon Rescue Dogs Inc. and Chesapeake Search Dogs. This search has revealed no trace of Wallen.

Anyone with information about this case should contact BCoPD as soon as possible, 410-307-2020.

Update (December 15, 11:30 a.m.):

The man and woman found dead yesterday inside a home in the 100 block Greenridge Rd. in Precinct 7/Cockeysville were a mother and son who died in an apparent murder-suicide.

The mother is Carryl Jean Calvert, 78. The son is Keith Michael Calvert, 42. Both lived at the Greenridge Road address.

Detectives learned that Keith Calvert was the sole caregiver for his mother. Neighbors interviewed by Homicide detectives said Keith Calvert had expressed frustration over the burdens of caring alone for his mother, and that he seemed depressed.

Both the mother and son died of gunshot wounds. Police believe Keith Calvert shot his mother before turning the gun on himself. The two had been dead for several days.

Original release (December 14, 2015  8:14 p.m.):

A man and a woman were found dead in a home in the 100 block of Greenridge Road, 21093, Monday afternoon.

Police were called by neighbors at approximately 4:23 p.m. after they noticed mail piling up at the residence.  When police made entry into the home, they found a deceased middle-aged man and a deceased elderly female, both with traumatic injuries.

The deaths preliminarily are being investigated as a possible murder and suicide. There is no danger to the community and police are not looking for any suspects at this time.

The Baltimore County Police Department Homicide Unit continues to investigate this incident.

 
 

Revised April 6, 2016