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UPDATE (March 3, 2016  1:37 p.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Department has charged a suspect in connection with a homicide in December 2016 in the 400 block of Bigley Avenue in Halethorpe.

On January 13, detectives arrested 23-year-old Doral Anthony Cooke of the 500 block of Queensgate Road 21229 and charged him with first-degree murder. On February 8, he was indicted by a Baltimore County Grand Jury for first-degree murder, first-degree assault, and a weapons violation. He remains held without bail in the Baltimore County Detention Center.

Just after 3 p.m. on December 16, 2015, Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to a home in the 400 block of Bigley Avenue 21227 for a cardiac arrest call. When officers arrived, they were met by a woman who directed them into the home where they found 24-year-old Devin Josiah Crutchfield suffering from multiple stab wounds. Crutchfield was declared deceased at the scene.

The investigation indicated that Cooke and Crutchfield were acquaintances and that Cooke stabbed Crutchfield in Crutchfield’s home. The reason for the crime remains unknown.

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

Booking Photograph of Doral Anthony Cooke

UPDATE (December 17, 2015  10:56 a.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Department has identified the man killed in Halethorpe on Wednesday as 24-year-old Devin Josiah Crutchfield of the 400 block of Bigley Avenue 21227 (the location where the incident occurred).

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

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

Original release (December 16, 2015  7:01 p.m.):

At 3:13 p.m. this afternoon, Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to a home in the 400 block of Bigley Avenue 21227 for a cardiac arrest call. When officers arrived, they were met by an adult female who directed them into the home where they found an adult male suffering from traumatic injuries.

The male was declared deceased at the scene.

The female told police that she had been upstairs when she heard a commotion from downstairs. When she went downstairs, she found the adult male injured.

The female and the male live at the home but are not believed to be in any relationship.

This incident is under investigation by the Baltimore County Police 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.

Original release (February 4, 2016  11:13 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police are investigating a death that resulted from an assault involving two elderly patients at a Catonsville nursing home.

On January 26 at 7:15 p.m., police responded to the Forest Haven Nursing Home in the 700 block of Edmondson Avenue 21228 for an assault report. The investigation has indicated that a 61-year-old male patient pushed 84-year-old Henri Balmadier, also a patient, causing him to fall and hit his head.

Balmadier was transported to Saint Agnes Hospital for treatment and later transferred to Gilchrist Hospice Center in Columbia, where he died on February 1. The autopsy concluded that the cause of death was complications from head trauma; the manner of death was homicide.

This incident is under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit. When the Homicide investigation is complete, the report will be turned over to the Baltimore County State’s Attorney’s Office, which will decide if charges will be filed.

UPDATE (February 2, 2016  4:32 p.m.):

The pedestrian that died as a result of this crash has been identified as 47-year-old Terry Gulliver with a last known address in the 600 block of North Carrolton Avenue 21217.

This crash remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Crash Team. The investigation is expected to take several weeks.

Original release (February 1, 2016  3:54 p.m.):

Just before 6 a.m. this morning, Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to Washington Boulevard and Clarke Boulevard 21227 for a serious crash involving a pedestrian.

The initial investigation into the crash has indicated that a woman was walking south-bound in the north-bound lanes of Washington Boulevard when she was struck by a Honda Pilot that had been traveling north-bound.

The woman was declared deceased at the scene. Her name will be released after notification of next-of-kin. The Honda Pilot remained at the scene.

This crash remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Crash Team. The investigation is expected to take several weeks.

 
 

Revised April 6, 2016