Baltimore teen-ager arrested in killing of Brooklyn Park man

October 15, 1998|BY A SUN STAFF WRITER

A Baltimore teen-ager being sought in the Sept. 17 shooting death of an auto mechanic in the parking lot of a Brooklyn Park motel was arrested last night in southern Baltimore, county police said.

County Officer Eric Burns and members of the city police fugitive squad arrested Larry Jerome Fout, 17, about 6 p.m. in the 3700 block of Sixth St. in Curtis Bay. Authorities had received a tip that the youth was in the house.

Fout of the 3600 block of Brooklyn Ave. in Brooklyn was being held at the county's Northern District station pending a bail hearing , police said.

Fout was charged as an adult with first-degree murder in the death of Stanley Cobb, 43, who was shot on the parking lot of the Park Plaza Motel in the 4900 block of Ritchie Highway, police said. Cobb lived with his girlfriend and her 2-year-old son at the motel.

No motive is known.

Pub Date: 10/15/98

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