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Keyword: homicide

UPDATE (March 27, 2020 8:51 p.m.):

booking photo of Michael Kevin Richardson JrBaltimore County Police have arrested Michael Kevin Richardson, Jr. (25) in connection with the death of Anthony Laron Richardson Jr. (not related). Suspect Richardson has been charged with first degree murder. He was arrested on March 26. Police have determined that the suspect targeted the victim.

On February 25, police responded to the unit block of Comet Court, 21234 for a shooting. The initial investigation determined that Victim Richardson was shot at least once while on Comet Court. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Suspect Richardson is held on a no bail status pending a bail review at the Baltimore County Detention Center. Anyone with information is asked to call 410-887-2222 or the Baltimore County Police Department' s Homicide Unit at 410-887-3943.

Original Release (February 26, 2020 9:35 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police homicide detectives are investigating a shooting on Comet Court, 21234. The victim was transported to Sinai Hospital where he later died.

The initial investigation determined that the man, identified as Anthony Laron Richardson, Jr. (23) of the unit block of Solar Circle, 21234, was shot at least once in the unit block of Comet Court in Parkville around 10:25 p.m.

Detectives are continuing to determine the circumstances surrounding the shooting and ask anyone who may have seen or heard anything to contact police at 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward when submitting tips through Metro Crime Stoppers.

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

booking photo of Indra Teresa BaileyUPDATE (March 27, 2020 2:45 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police have arrested Indra Teresa Bailey yesterday in connection with the death of her step-mother, Evelyn Murray-Bailey. Bailey has been charged with first degree murder, first degree assault and second degree assault. An arrest warrant was served on her March 26.

On March 4, police responded to a home in the 6800 block of Fox Meadow Road, 21207 for a suspicious death. When officers arrived, they found the homeowner, Evelyn Murray- Bailey (96), suffering from trauma to the upper body. She was declared deceased at the scene.

Detectives determined that Suspect Bailey went to the home on Fox Meadow Road early that morning after the night shift caregiver left. When the morning shift caregiver arrived, Suspect Bailey was gone and Victim Bailey was found suffering from sharp force trauma. Detectives have not determined a motive for the crime.

Bailey is held on a no bail status pending a bail review at the Baltimore County Detention Center. 

UPDATE (March 20, 2020 1:15 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police Homicide Detectives have obtained a warrant for Indra Teresa Bailey (62) in the homicide of Evelyn Murray-Bailey in the 6800 block of Fox Meadow Road, 21207 on March 4, 2020.

Homicide Detectives are currently searching for Bailey, a family member of the decedent, and the vehicle she is believed to be driving, a silver 2012 Nissan Rogue (Maryland registration 8CK0522). Anyone with information is asked to contact police by calling 410-307-2020 or by calling 911. Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward when submitting tips through Metro Crime Stoppers.

UPDATE (March 5, 2020 4:39 p.m.):

Suspicious Death Ruled Homicide

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has ruled the death of Evelyn Bailey on Fox Meadow Road yesterday a homicide by means of sharp force trauma.

The Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit is continuing the investigation into this incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 410-307-2020.

Original Release (March 4, 2020 3:45 p.m.):

Suspicious Death on Fox Meadow Road Under Investigation

On March 4, officers responded to the 6800 block of Fox Meadow Road, 21207 for a suspicious death. A caregiver responded to the house at approximately 8:30 a.m. and discovered the 96-year-old homeowner suffering from trauma to the upper body.

Officers arrived and requested Homicide detectives. The victim has been identified as Evelyn Murray Bailey, of the same address. Detectives are awaiting the autopsy results from the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

This is an ongoing investigation and will be updated once more information can be released.

Reward Offered

Metro Crime Stoppers of Maryland, an organization that is separate from the Baltimore County Police Department and Baltimore County Government, offers rewards of up to $2000 for information that leads to the arrest and charges 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

Text: “MCS (include tip)” to CRIMES (274637)

Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

Mobile App: P3TIPS

UPDATE (March 9, 2020 1:18 p.m.):

The five victims, two 12-year-old boys, one 14-year-old girl, one 14-year-old boy and a 19-year-old man, were released from the hospital late yesterday and are recovering from their gunshot wounds at home.

Police are diligently investigating this crime and are asking the community for any information or video footage from that night. Detectives believe somebody has information on the shooter(s) and are asking them to come forward. Callers can remain anonymous to police or Metro Crime Stoppers. You are urged to contact detectives at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers at the below information.

Reward Offered

Metro Crime Stoppers of Maryland, an organization that is separate from the Baltimore County Police Department and Baltimore County Government, offers rewards of up to $2,000 for information that leads to the arrest and charges 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

Text: “MCS (include tip)” to CRIMES (274637)

Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

Mobile App: P3TIPS

                                                                                                            

UPDATE (March 8, 2020 1:33 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police have identified the victim from the early morning shooting in the 6200 block of Kenwod Ave, 21237.  

Rickie Tyrone Forehand (13) from the 5900 block of Hillen Road, 21239 was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers responded for a disturbance on the parking lot when multiple shooting victims approached them for help. Five shooting victims were transported to local hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries and Victim Forehand was pronounced deceased at the scene. Detectives believe the shooting victims were attending an event at the Triple Threat Elite Dance Studio. As the victims left the event they were approached by several suspects on the parking lot. An altercation ensued, then multiple shots were fired toward the group.

Homicide detectives are interviewing numerous people from the event and searching for any video surveillance in the area.

If anyone has information about this homicide they are asked to call Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers.

Reward Offered

Metro Crime Stoppers of Maryland, an organization that is separate from the Baltimore County Police Department and Baltimore County Government, offers rewards of up to $2000 for information that leads to the arrest and charges 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

Text: “MCS (include tip)” to CRIMES (274637)

Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

Mobile App: P3TIPS

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Original Release (March 8, 2020 7:33 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police are investigating a homicide with multiple other shooting victims this morning. 

Police were called to the 6200 block of Kenwood Avenue, 21237 shortly after midnight for a disturbance. Upon arrival they discovered multiple shooting victims in the parking lot of a shopping plaza. The suspect(s) fled the scene before police arrived. 

One person was pronounced deceased at the scene. Five other victims were transported to area hospitals but are expected to survive. 

The Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit is continuing the investigation into this incident. Anyone with information should call 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous. Callers may be eligible for a reward when submitting tips through Metro Crime Stoppers. 
 

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017