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Booking photo of David Marvin HaasDavid Marvin Haas Jr is arrested and charged in the death of a 2-year-old child.

Police were dispatched to the 900 block of Garden Drive in Essex on June 29 for a cardiac arrest after Haas called 9-1-1 just before 9 p.m. Haas was babysitting the child, his girlfriend's son, when the boy stopped breathing. The child was transported to MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased.

The Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit was contacted due to the age and injuries observed on the child. An autopsy was conducted by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, the results of which were returned to police on July 8 indicating cause and manner of death to be multiple injuries and homicide.

The Homicide Unit continued their investigation into the child's death and determined that the injuries he suffered were inconsistent with the account of events given to police by Haas.

Haas was arrested on Tuesday, charged with First Degree Child Abuse Resulting in Death and First Degree Murder. Following a bail review hearing yesterday, he is held on no bond status at the Baltimore County Detention Center pending trial.

UPDATE (July 8, 2019 4:15 p.m.):

Booking photo of Jonathan Hickey.Police have identified the deceased victim of a shooting on North Point Road, 21219 early yesterday morning as 26-year-old Brandon Austin Boemmel of the 6700 block of North Point Road.

Jonathan Clay Hickey (28) of the 7500 block of North Point Road, 21219 has been charged with first and second degree murder and remains held without bond following a bail review hearing today.

Original Release (July 7, 2019 12:05 p.m.):

One man has died, another arrested, following a disturbance that escalated into a fatal shooting in Edgemere early this morning.

The victim, a 26-year-old man not yet identified, died at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center around 4:30 this morning while he was being treated for at least one gunshot wound to the upper body.

Officers responded to the 7500 block of North Point Road for the shooting just after 2 a.m. Medics responded to the scene and began treating the victim immediately, who was in critical condition while being transported to the hospital.

The suspect involved in the shooting remained at the scene and was taken to police headquarters for questioning. The Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit is continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding this fatal shooting.

UPDATE (July 3, 2019 4:25 p.m.):

Booking photo of Johnny Ray Woods III, arrested in murder of Dymond Jones.Baltimore County Police Homicide detectives have charged Dymond Jones' boyfriend in her shooting death.

Dymond Jones was found unresponsive in her bedroom in the 7400 block of Kathydale Road by family members on June 11, 2019. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner subsequently ruled her death a homicide by gunshot wound.

Johnny Ray Woods III (20) of the 3900 block of Bareva Road, 21215 provided a statement to police that conflicted with evidence collected at the scene. He is charged with second degree murder and the use of a firearm in the commission of a violent crime. Woods is held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center pending a bail review hearing.

UPDATE (June 13, 2019 1:24 p.m.):

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has ruled the death of Dymond Ariel Jones (18) a homicide by gunshot wound.

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit will continue their investigation into her death. Anyone who may have information regarding this homicide is asked to contact police at 410-307-2020 or submit a tip through Metro Crime Stoppers. Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward (scroll down for additional information).

Original Release (June 12, 2019 11:25 a.m.):

Homicide Detectives Investigate Woman's Suspicious Death

Baltimore County Police Homicide detectives are investigating a suspicious death in Pikesville after a woman was found in her home suffering from trauma to the upper body late last night.

Police were dispatched to the home in the 7400 block of Kathydale Road, 21208 just before 10 p.m. last night where the woman, identified as Dymond Ariel Jones (18), was pronounced deceased at the scene. The body was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to determine the cause and manner of death.

Anyone with information that may concern the woman's death is asked to contact Homicide Unit detectives by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward when submitting tips through Metro Crime Stoppers.

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

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