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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.

Update (December 18, 2015, 12:50 p.m.)

Terrence L. Jenkins, 49, of the unit block of Skipjack Court, 21221, has been charged with first degree murder in the death of Shelly Fillion, his girlfriend, also of the unit block of Skipjack Court. Jenkins is also a suspect in last night's murder of a woman in the 3600 block of Pulaski Highway in Baltimore City.

Jenkins was arrested last night in Baltimore City at about 5:30 p.m. He is held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

Fillion's body was found Monday afternoon at the Skipjack Court address. Baltimore County homicide detectives quickly identified Jenkins as a possible suspect in the Skipjack Court murder. Yesterday afternoon, they received information that Jenkins made a phone call from an address in the 3600 block of Pulaski Highway. A team of detectives conducted a surveillance operation at and around that house. They saw a man they believed might be Jenkins enter the home after a woman let him in. The detectives maintained the surveillance. While the suspect was inside the house, detectives found a Ford Explorer belonging to Shelly Fillion parked nearby. 

Detectives approached Jenkins when he left the house, about 30 minutes after he entered, and followed him as he walked toward Fillion's vehicle. Jenkins fled on foot, with the foot chase continuing across Pulaski Highway. Jenkins was taken into custody without further incident.

Detectives entered the Pulaski Highway house, intending to glean information from whoever was in the house. Instead, they found the body of a woman, whose relationship with the suspect is unclear at this point. Baltimore City Police are investigating  the Pulaski Highway homicide.

Both homicide investigations are ongoing. BCoPD and BPD are cooperating fully on these cases.

Booking photo of Terrence L. Jenkins:

Original release:

Police are investigating as a homicide the death of a woman whose body was found yesterday in her Essex home.

The victim is Shelly Lynn Fillion, 47, of the unit block of Skipjack Court in Precinct 11/Essex. A family member who checked on Fillion yesterday afternoon found the woman's body and notified police. Fillion had not contacted her family since Saturday.

Police were dispatched at about 5 p.m. Monday. They found Fillion's body located partially under a pull-out sofa in the living room. The woman had suffered traumatic injuries. The Office of the Medical Examiner will rule on the exact cause and manner of death, but police are treating this as a homicide.

The case remains under investigation, but detectives do not believe this was a random act.

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 June 28, 2016