UPDATE (January 19, 2017 1:45 p.m.):
Baltimore County Police Homicide detectives have charged a suspect in connection with the fatal stabbing of a teenager on Twin Lakes Court last night.
Markel Justin Dates (17), of the unit block of Tentmill Lane in Pikesville, has been charged as an adult with first-degree murder and is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.
Just after 7:30 p.m. last night police were called to the area of Twin Lakes Court and Church Lane in Precinct 4 for an unconscious subject lying in the roadway. When police found the victim, 15-year-old Moses Ayele Lorenso of the 4100 block of Hanwell Road in Randallstown, they discovered at least one stab wound to the upper body and began administering first aid. He was transported to Sinai Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Police say Lorenso and Dates had been involved in an ongoing dispute when they happened upon each other while walking on Twin Lakes Court. They became involved in a verbal argument that escalated into a physical encounter, ending when Dates pulled out a knife and stabbed Lorenso, then fled the scene.
The incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit.
Original release (January 19, 2017 6:46 a.m.):
A teenager died last night after he was stabbed during an altercation with a suspect known to him.
Moses Ayele Lorenso, age 15, was stabbed at least once in the upper body after a verbal altercation with the suspect escalated into a physical fight.
Police were called to the intersection of Twin Lakes Court and Church Lane in Milford Mill around 7:36 p.m. last night for an unconscious overdose call, where they found the victim lying in the street with a stab wound. He was transported to Sinai Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Baltimore County Police Homicide detectives continue to investigate this crime.