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Sean Darian Jackson (16) of the 100 block of Enchanted Hills Road, 21117 was arrested and charged with first-degree murder.

The preliminary investigation revealed that on September 2, 2019 just before 1 a.m., police responded to the 100 block of Enchanted Hills Road, 21117 for a call of a cardiac arrest. Responding officers found the victim, a 1-month old infant, suffering from multiple injuries to the upper body. The victim was transported to Sinai Hospital and pronounced deceased.

Between September 2019 and September 2020, Homicide Detectives, the Baltimore County States Attorney’s Office and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner investigated the case. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner determined that the cause of death was multiple injuries due to on-going child abuse and the manner of death was homicide.

Jackson was arrested on September 3, 2020. He is being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on a no bail status pending a bail hearing review.

The driver involved in a single-vehicle crash in Windsor Mill on Sunday has died.

Vick Kevin Smith (55) of the 4200 block of Rolland View Avenue, 21215, died this morning at Sinai Hospital, where he was taken following the crash.

Smith was driving a 2002 Nissan Xterra westbound in the 8700 block of Dogwood Road, 21244, around 5:30 p.m. when he lost control of the vehicle and left the roadway, causing the vehicle to overturn down an embankment. Smith suffered critical injuries and was transported to Sinai Hospital for treatment. A passenger was also transported to Sinai Hospital with minor injuries.

The Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team is continuing to work to determine all of the factors involved in this fatal crash.

Baltimore County Police investigate a fight that led to a man’s death in Halethorpe.

Just after 2:30 a.m. on May 3, Baltimore County Police were called to a home located in the 2000 block of Northeast Avenue, 21227 for a call of shots fired. Police arrived and found a man unresponsive inside the home.  Medics responded to the scene and pronounced the man dead. The decedent was identified as Brian Michael Katuthat (41) of the same address listed above.

The investigation determined that Katuthat and another male resident got into a physical confrontation. Soon after the fight ended, Katuthat fired a shotgun round through the man's bedroom door. Katuthat entered the bedroom and began assaulting the male resident. This caused another physical altercation that ultimately led to Katuthat’s death.

This case will be reviewed by the Baltimore County State’s Attorney’s Office to determine if the resident will face any charges from this incident. Baltimore County Police Homicide Detectives are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding this event.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017