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UPDATE (November 9  9:59 a.m.):

Skyler Nicolette Fitzgerald has been located.

The Baltimore County Police Department thanks everyone who shared her information.

Original release (November 7, 2015  3:14 p.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a 15-year-old girl that has been missing since Wednesday.

Skyler Nicolette Fitzgerald is a Caucasian female, 5'03", 180 pounds, brown eyes and brown hair that is shoulder length and maybe in a ponytail. She has a silver stud jewelry piece in her nose. She is believed to be wearing a black North Face coat, black pants with a white stripe, and is carrying a pink and blue purse.

Fitzgerald was last seen on November 4 at 7:45 a.m. at Catonsville High School (400 Block of Bloomsbury Avenue 21228). She lives in the 100 block of Castletown Road 21093.

Fitzgerald has emotional challenges.

Anyone with info on Skyler Nicolette Fitzgerald is asked to call the Cockeysville Precinct at 410-887-1820.

UPDATE (November 10  8:09 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police have identified the woman whose body was found in Westview Neighborhood Park on November 5 as 21-year-old Carlita Coleman of the 1200 block of Black Friars Road 21228.

Investigators that determined that Coleman’s death was a homicide and have identified 23-year-old Terrence Omar Newman Jr of the 1000 block of Collwood Road 21228 as the suspect responsible. Colman and Newman were acquaintances.

Newman has been charged with first-degree murder and is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

Coleman's official cause of death will be determined by the autopsy which is not complete.

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

Anyone with information on the victim, the suspect, or this incident is asked to call police at 410-307-2020.

Booking Photograph for Terrence Omar Newman Jr
Photograph of The Victim, Carlita Coleman

Original release (November 6, 2015  1:42 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police find woman’s body in park in Wilkens/Precinct 1 area.

Just before 10 p.m. last night, Baltimore County Police received information that there was a deceased woman in Westview Neighborhood Park (Gilston Park Road and Chesworth Road 21228). When police checked the area, they found the partially decomposed body of what they believe to be an adult female.

The body was taken 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.

Original release (October 21, 2015  12:17 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police are investigating a Tuesday night shooting in Lansdowne that left two men injured.

At 11:01 p.m., police responded to the 4000 block of Mc Dowell Lane 21227 for a shooting. When officers arrived on the scene, they found two adult male victims that had been shot. One victim had been shot multiple times in the upper body and one victim had been shot once in the upper body.

Both victims were transported to area hospitals for treatment and are expected to survive.

The initial investigation into this incident has indicated that the victims were in the 4000 block of McDowell Lane when they were shot by an unknown suspect.

This incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes 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 410-307-3030 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. 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

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

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