Two held in Arbutus stabbing

November 06, 2008|By From Baltimore Sun staff reports

Baltimore County police have arrested and charged a man and a woman in the stabbing death of a man early Tuesday in Arbutus.

Robert James Matthews, 23, of no fixed address and Sharon Elizabeth Grimes, 25, of the 5500 block of Carville Ave. were charged with first-degree murder in the death of Robert Arthur Silver, 48, who was found in the 1000 block of Maiden Choice Lane about 2 a.m. Tuesday, police said.

Witnesses told police that they saw a man pull up to Silver in a red sports car and get out. They told police the man approached Silver, assaulted him, then drove away. Silver was was taken to St. Agnes Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

Police said they do not know of a motive for the stabbing. Matthews and Grimes were denied bail and are being held in the Baltimore County Detention Center.

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