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Baltimore County Police have obtained an arrest warrant for a Lansdowne man charging him with the attempted murder of his girlfriend.

On August 9 at 8:05 p.m., Baltimore County Police responded to a home in the Unit block of Songbird Circle 21227 for a report of an assault with serious injury.

The initial investigation into the incident has indicated that the 33-year-old female victim and been arguing with her 25-year-old boyfriend. During the argument, the suspect told the victim that he was going to kill her and started to strangle her. The suspect fled the location after the incident.

The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment of serious injuries. Her current condition is unknown.

Investigators have identified the suspect as Moises Dejesus Moran-Garay (25) of the Unit block of Birdknoll Court 21227. An arrest warrant was obtained for Moran-Garay that charges him with attempted first-degree murder and related charges.

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

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

Photograph of Moises Dejesus Moran-Garay


UPDATE (June 15):

Baltimore County Police have found the body of Timothy Getka, the man missing from Catonsville.

The body of an adult male was found Thursday afternoon in a stream near Getka’s home. The medical examiner has identified the body as that of Timothy Getka.

The autopsy is not yet final but there are no signs of foul play.

UPDATE (June 10 3:45 p.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Department is continuing  to search for a man missing from the Catonsville area since June 8.

Timothy Joseph Getka (56) of the 5500 block of Ashbourne Road 21227 found seen on surveillance video at the Catonsville Library on the morning of June 8.

Anyone with information is asked to call 410-307-2020.

Original release (June 9):

The Baltimore County Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a man missing from the Catonsville area.

Timothy Joseph Getka (56) of the 5500 block of Ashbourne Road 21227 is a white male, 5’11”, 225 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes. He should be wearing a blue shirt, blue jeans, and blue slip-on shoes.

Getka was last seen around 9 a.m. yesterday morning at the Mosaic facility in the Unit block of Winters Lane. He is known to frequent libraries and churches in the area. He also reportedly has medical and emotional challenges.

Anyone with information on Timothy Joseph Getka is asked to call the Baltimore County Police Wilkens Precinct at 410-887-0872.

UPDATE (June 12):

The Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit continues to investigate after human remains were found on the Catonsville campus of the Community College of Baltimore County Thursday. There are no signs of foul play. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will attempt to make a positive ID of the remains.

Original release (June 11):

Human remains have been found on the Catonsville campus of the Community College of Baltimore County (800 block of Rolling Road 21228).

Baltimore County Police responded to the Rolling Road entrance to the college at 12:38 p.m. this afternoon after surveyors working in a wooded area nearby found human remains.

Detectives are uncertain exactly how long the remains have been at the location. The body is not that of Timothy Getka, a man who remains missing from the Catonsville area.

The remains will be taken to the Office of Chief Medical Examiner for an autopsy.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 410-307-2020.

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