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Date: Mar 2, 2020

UPDATE (March 2, 2020 4:01 p.m.):

booking photo of Calvin Krasheen FoggDetectives from the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit have charged a man in the shooting death of David Leroy King on January 24.

Calvin Krasheen Fogg (27) with no fixed address is charged with first degree murder in the death of David King and first degree attempted murder in the shooting of a second man during the incident. Fogg is held on no bail status at the Baltimore County Detention Center following a bail review hearing. 

Original Release (January 24, 2020 9:04 a.m.):

Police Investigating Homicide in Essex

A double shooting in Essex left one man dead this morning.

At 5:11 a.m. officers responded to the 900 block of Holgate Drive for a shooting. Arriving officers found two adult men outside a home who were both suffering gunshot wounds. Medics responded and transported one man to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The second man was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The deceased man has been identified as David Leroy King, 29, of the 2100 block of Westfield Road.

Baltimore County Homicide Detectives are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information should contact the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward when submitting tips through Metro Crime Stoppers by calling 1-866-7LOCKUP.

Reward Offered

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, online or via mobile app.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

NEW Mobile App: P3TIPS

Have you ever wondered what is involved in police work? If so, it's not too late to sign up for the Baltimore County Police Department's 39th Citizens’ Academy.

Participants will partake in simulated police scenarios at the Pistol Range; take a tour of the Circuit Court Building and 911 Center; see up close demonstrations of the K-9 Unit, Marine Team, and Aviation Team at Martin State Airport; and learn about arrest procedures for various scenarios at the Training Academy in Dundalk. Other classes include  the art of composite sketches that help crack crimes, violent crimes investigations, patrol operations, and demonstrations by the Bomb Squad.

The program will run on Wednesdays from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. from March 4 through June 10; there will also be one Saturday class from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. All but four classes will be held at the Public Safety Building, 700 East Joppa Road in Towson.

If you're interested in participating or learning more about the Citizens' Academy, complete the application form available online: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/police/community/citizensacademy.html. Click on the link to the form under the “Nomination Form" heading.

A graduation ceremony will be held in the last class, June 10.

With the 24th anniversary of her death, the Baltimore County Police Department and family of Jody LeCornu continue to seek the identity of her killer. Jody’s family has coordinated the advertisement of her unsolved 1996 murder on billboards throughout the Baltimore metropolitan area. 

Case Details

Crime scene photosJust before 4:00 a.m. on March 2, 1996, police were called to the 6300-block of York Road, 21212 for a shooting. Officers found Jody LeCornu, 23, inside her car suffering from a gunshot wound. The subsequent investigation determined that she was shot in the back while seated inside her car on the lot of the Drumcastle Shopping Center in the 6300-block of York Road, 21212. After being shot, LeCornu drove her car onto York Road and then onto the lot of the York Road Plaza. Witnesses gave information about a male suspect. The suspect followed LeCornu’s car into the lot of the Plaza and then removed an unknown item from inside Jody’s car. The man then drove away southbound on York Road in a white BMW. He was described as a black male with a stocky build and wearing a drab or green-colored army style coat.

Reward Offered

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, online or via mobile app.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

NEW Mobile App: P3TIPS

Jody LeCornu’s family is also offering a private reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of Jody’s killer.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017