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Keyword: stabbing

UPDATE (February 20, 2020 3:11 p.m.):

The man injured in a stabbing on Bennett Road in Essex last Friday, February 14, has died.

Margarito Miron (42) of the 7400 block of Berkshire Road, 21222 died on Tuesday, February 18.

Booking phot of Vidal Trinidad-HernandezThe suspect, identified as Vidal Trinidad-Hernandez (61), of the 100 block of Bennett Road, 21221 was charged with attempted first degree murder and first degree assault after being released from the hospital on Tuesday, February 18. The case will now be reviewed by the Baltimore County State's Attorney's Office for additional charges. He remains held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on no bail status following a bail review hearing yesterday.

Detectives are continuing to investigate the motive behind this incident.


Original Release (February 15, 2020 11:31 a.m.):

County Police Investigating Serious Stabbing in Essex

Just after 11:30 p.m. on February 14, 2020, Baltimore County Police responded to the 100-block of Bennett Road, 21221, for a stabbing. Officers arrived and located an adult male victim in front of the location suffering from an apparent stab wound to the upper body. The victim was transported to a local hospital, his condition is currently unknown. 

As the investigation progressed, the suspect was taken into custody at the scene. He was also transported to a local hospital for medical treatment. More information will be released once the suspect is formally charged. This investigation is being handled by the detectives from the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit. 

Police are investigating the stabbing of a teenage boy in Halethorpe this evening.

The boy, 14, was outside America's Best Wings in the 3500 block of Washington Boulevard around 9:50 p.m. when he became involved in an altercation with at least one individual. The preliminary investigation indicates the suspect struck the boy with an unknown weapon causing a potentially life-threatening stab wound, then fled the scene. The suspect remains outstanding at this time. The boy was transported to an area hospital for treatment.

Officers from the Wilkens Precinct are currently continuing the investigation. Anyone who may have seen the altercation or who has any information regarding the incident is asked to contact police at the Wilkens Precinct by calling 410-887-0872. Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward when submitting tips through Metro Crime Stoppers.

UPDATE: (January 4, 2020 3:25 p.m.) 

Photo of Jimmy Foye Sr., arrested in homicide on Woodbench Court.Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit have charged a man in the stabbing death of Irma Lily Garrido Ruiz (43) that occurred on January 3 in the unit block of Woodbench Court in Reisterstown, Maryland.

Detectives' investigation led to the arrest of Jimmy Foye Sr. (60) of the unit block of Mopec Court, 21234. He is charged with first degree murder and held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center. Detectives determined that the victim and Foye Sr. were in a relationship and lived together. However, Foye Sr. recently moved out.

ORIGINAL RELEASE: (January 3, 2020 9:45 p.m.)

Just after 12:30 p.m. on January 3, Baltimore County Police responded to the unit block of Woodbench Court, 21136 for an incident. When police entered the residence, a female adult victim was found inside. The victim suffered from apparent multiple stab wounds to the upper body. She was pronounced deceased at the scene. Homicide detectives are actively investigating this murder. At this time, police believe that this is not a random incident and that there is no on-going threat to the area. Additional details will be provided as the investigation progresses. If anyone has information about this homicide, please call the Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020. 

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