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Keyword: stabbing

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.

Update: 

Photo of David Paul Thomas, charged with manslaughter.The victim from the Dundalk homicide has been identified as Richard William Zenobia, 35, of the 3300-block of North Point Road, 21222. 

The suspect has been identified as David Paul Thomas, 16, of the 2800-block of Henley Avenue, 21001. Thomas has been charged as an adult with one count of manslaughter. He is currently being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on a denied bail status. His booking photo is posted to the left.

 

Original Release:

Baltimore County Police are investigating the homicide of a 35-year-old man in the Dundalk area. On January 7 at 6:50 p.m., County police responded to the 3300-block of North Point Road, 21222 for an assault call. When officers arrived they found the 35-year-old victim lying in the back yard of the house, suffering from multiple stab wounds. The man was transported to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, where he was pronounced deceased just after 9:30 p.m.

Police determined that the man was involved in an argument with his live-in girlfriend. The argument continued into the backyard of the house between the man and his girlfriend’s 16-year-old son. During the fight between the man and his girlfriend’s son, the 16-year-old produced a knife and stabbed the man several times.

The 16-year-old is awaiting a bail hearing at this time. The names of the victim and suspect will be released once the suspect is officially charged with this incident. 

UPDATE (December 14, 2016  7:43 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police have released a video of a December 6 stabbing in a Loch Hill convenience store.

View the video here.

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

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

Original release (December 7, 2016  10:55 a.m.):

A Loch Hill convenience store employee suffered life threatening injuries when he was stabbed Tuesday afternoon.

The investigation has indicated that just before 4 p.m., the 39-year-old male victim was working behind the counter at the Quick Mart in the 6500 block of Loch Hill Road 21239. The suspect went behind the counter and stabbed the victim repeatedly. The victim managed to escape the attack and run out the front door. The suspect fled the area.

The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries.

The Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit is actively investigating this incident. Detectives will be working to determine if this was a targeted crime. Robbery is not suspected at this time.

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

Metro Crime Stoppers, an organization that is separate from the Baltimore County Police Department and Baltimore County Government, offers rewards for information in connection with felony offenses. Anonymous tips can be sent to Metro Crime Stoppers by phone, text message or online.

 
 
Revised September 27, 2016