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Baltimore County Police are investigating a man's death after the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner rules the death a homicide by blunt force trauma.

Officers were called to the Howard Johnson Hotel in the 400 block of Reisterstown Road, 21208, just before 1 p.m. Monday afternoon, March 25, for a call of a patient in cardiac arrest. The housekeeping staff discovered the unconscious man, identified as Kenneth Ernest Gellner (62) with no fixed address, when they entered to clean the room. He was pronounced deceased by medics at the scene.

Police are asking anyone who may have information to contact the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit by calling 410-307-2020.

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Do you recognize these two suspects who entered an occupied room at the Howard Johnson Hotel in Pikesville? Need a better look? Watch this surveillance video clip taken from the hallway outside of the room they burglarized.

These two suspects somehow managed to enter a room at the Howard Johnson Hotel on Reisterstown Road around 6:40 a.m. on August 12; there was no damage to the door or the door handle. While the out-of-town guest was sleeping they crept around the room and stole his wallet, including cash and credit cards. The occupant of the room awoke to see the older looking woman in the white shirt standing at the table from which she had stolen the wallet. When he addressed her she apologized and claimed she was in the wrong room, then left with the male suspect.

If you recognize either of these suspects contact police at 410-307-2020. Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Burglary Unit are continuing to follow up on leads in this case.

Revised June 27, 2017