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Date: Dec 25, 2019

UPDATE (March 13, 2020 6:46 p.m.):

The Office of the State's Attorney has reviewed the facts of this incident and declined to move forward with criminal charges against the aggressor in this case.

Original Release (December 25, 2019 11:10 p.m.):

Just before 11 a.m. on December 25, 2019, Baltimore County Police were called to a home located in the 7900-block of Tilmont Avenue, 21234, for a disturbance. Police arrived and found a man suffering from an apparent stab wound to the upper body. The man was identified as William Daniel Barry, 63, of the 7900-block of Tilmont Avenue, 21234. Barry was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

The subsequent investigation determined that William Barry had an argument with the family member inside the house. The two individuals lived together and were the only two inside the house at the time of the incident. During the argument, Barry punched a female family member several times on her face, knocking her to the floor. Barry eventually walked away from the woman and she was able to grab a knife. Barry started to approach the woman again at which time she stabbed Barry. This case will be reviewed by the Baltimore County State’s Attorney’s Office to determine if the woman will face any charges from this incident.

At 4:45 p.m. on December 24, 2019, Baltimore County Police responded to the on-ramp of White Marsh Boulevard from the northbound lane of Belair Road, 21236, for a motorcycle crash. Police were able to determine that a 2018 Triumph motorcycle was traveling north on Belair Road, then entered the ramp leading to White Marsh Boulevard. The driver lost control, struck the curb, and was ejected from the motorcycle. He was transported to a local hospital but was later pronounced deceased.

The driver has been identified as Anthony John-Ryan Heilker, 27, of the unit-block of Leatherwood Place, 21237. No other vehicles were involved in the crash. Police are continuing their investigation at this time.

Revised October 16, 2020               
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