Two arrested in Cockeysville beating death

Police said incident spurred from an argument

September 29, 2010|By Yeganeh June Torbati, The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore County police arrested two men Tuesday in connection with the beating death of 39-year-old Jose Luis Ramirez in Cockeysville on Monday.

Police arrested Manuel DeJesus Vasquez Gutierrez, 32, and Jamie Oveniel Perez Calderon, 23, Tuesday and charged them with first-degree murder. Both men live in the unit block of Saint Elmo Court in Cockeysville.

According to police, two men had an argument with Ramirez, attacked him, and left the scene. Ramirez's body was discovered along the road at about 11:30 p.m. Monday night. An autopsy revealed that Ramirez died of blunt force trauma.

Gutierrez and Calderon were denied bail and are being held in the Baltimore County Detention Center.

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