Slaying suspect says victim, 18, accosted him

October 03, 1990

A 40-year-old man who said he had been out jogging when a teen-ager tried to sell him drugs has been charged in the teen's stabbing death, Baltimore police said.

Dadisi Sippline, 18, of the 1600 block of Lemmon Street was stabbed in the chest about 7:30 p.m. Monday with a Rambo-style survival knife in the 2100 block of Frederick Avenue, police said.

He died at the University Hospital, according to authorities.

Charged with first-degree murder and possession of a deadly weapon was Calvin Robinson, 40, of the 100 block of North Stricker Street, police said.

When the suspect was arrested about three blocks from thstabbing scene, police said, he told officers that he had been jogging when Mr. Sippline approached him, tried to sell him drugs and punched him. No drugs were found at the scene, police said.

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