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By Mike Farabaugh and Mike Farabaugh,SUN STAFF | January 16, 1998
A Westminster teen-ager who was found dead at home last week died of an overdose of narcotics, probably heroin, Westminster police said yesterday.A state medical examiner has determined the cause of death of Liam A. O'Hara, 15, as "narcotic intoxication -- heroin," police said. The boy's father found him about 7: 30 a.m. Jan. 9.State's Attorney Jerry F. Barnes said the medical examiner would perform further toxicology tests to determine with certainty that the narcotic was heroin.Michael O'Hara, father of the Westminster High School sophomore, said yesterday that he and his family would do whatever they could to cooperate with the police investigation.
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By Dean Jones Jr., The Baltimore Sun | December 22, 2011
The death of a Pikesville woman last month has been ruled a homicide by state medical examiner, Baltimore County police said Thursday. Gwendolyn Jackson, 44, of the 5200 block of St. Charles Avenue had called 911 on Nov. 21 to report a verbal argument with her boyfriend, 52-year-old Herbert Westley Johnson, in the 4600 block of Chickory Hill Lane, police said. Officers who responded to the domestic disturbance call at 9:40 p.m. said both parties said no physical contact had occurred, police said.
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By Peter Hermann and Peter Hermann,SUN STAFF | December 5, 1998
The death two weeks ago of a 13-month-old Baltimore girl was ruled a homicide yesterday by the state medical examiner's office, which said she died of morphine poisoning, according to sources.Police said they have made no arrests and that detectives continue to interview everyone who had contact with the victim, Tamia Washington, who lived with her parents in the 800 block of Glade Court in Brooklyn.Investigators released few details yesterday and would not say how they determined that the girl came to have morphine in her system.
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By Don Markus, The Baltimore Sun | August 1, 2011
The mother of a 3-year-old Columbia boy and her boyfriend are not being cooperative in the homicide investigation surrounding the child's April death, Howard County police said Monday. Police did not identified the mother nor her boyfriend, and charges have not been filed in the case. Police said in as statement that those two adults had been home with the victim, Elijah Lajeuness, in the residence in the 9600 block of Basket Ring Road when he died April 13. Police were called to the house about 4 a.m. where they said they found Elijah unresponsive.
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July 10, 2007
THE COUNT Homicides since Jan. 1: 164 THE VICTIMS The State Medical Examiner's Office ruled as a homicide the death of a man who was found unconscious June 27 in the 3000 block of Rosekemp Ave. in Northeast Baltimore. Police said yesterday the autopsy found the man had been assaulted with an unknown weapon.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | February 25, 2005
FREDERICK - Police investigating the death of a Hood College senior said yesterday that they believe it is not suspicious, although they are awaiting a report from the state medical examiner's office. "There is no foul play whatsoever," Lt. Thomas Chase, a Frederick city police spokesman, said of the death of Rebecca Sullivan, a senior from Landing, N.J. Her body was found in her dormitory room Wednesday after she failed to appear in class that morning and was reported missing by her professor, college officials said.
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August 4, 2003
The state medical examiner's office is investigating the death of a patient who fell from a window at Frederick Memorial Hospital, police said. The Frederick Police Department sent officers to the hospital at 11:48 p.m. Saturday, said Cpl. Dennis Dudley, but released no details of the incident or the name of the dead patient. Hospital officials refused to comment on the incident last night.
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April 19, 1993
A 51-year-old woman was found dead in her Woodlawn apartment yesterday afternoon, and police were labeling the discovery "suspicious" last night.The body of Margaret May Kobic, who lived alone at the Security Park apartments in the 7400 block of Lesada Drive, was found by her son about 12:20 p.m., police said.The authorities would not divulge any details, except to say there was "trauma to the upper body."Investigators were awaiting an autopsy report from the state medical examiner's office.
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December 7, 2008
Baltimore's inspector general must not have enough to do - or he's taken to impersonating a homicide detective. Someone at City Hall needs to remind Hilton Green that his primary responsibility is ferreting out government waste, fraud and abuse. Looking into the death of a well-known Baltimore contractor is a sizable stretch from his job description. Mr. Green has reportedly paid a visit to the state medical examiner's office in the matter of the May 16, 2005 death of Robert Lee Clay, who promoted minority business interests and their participation in government contracts.
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By Gus G. Sentementes and Gus G. Sentementes,SUN REPORTER | October 9, 2006
State police are awaiting an autopsy report from the state medical examiner's office on the body of an unidentified man who was apparently struck by several vehicles and killed Saturday night on Interstate 95 in Halethorpe. About 9:30 p.m., motorists began calling authorities, reporting something had been "strewn" across the northbound lanes between Exits 49 and 50, police said. A preliminary investigation found that the man probably had been struck by several vehicles, police said.
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December 7, 2008
Baltimore's inspector general must not have enough to do - or he's taken to impersonating a homicide detective. Someone at City Hall needs to remind Hilton Green that his primary responsibility is ferreting out government waste, fraud and abuse. Looking into the death of a well-known Baltimore contractor is a sizable stretch from his job description. Mr. Green has reportedly paid a visit to the state medical examiner's office in the matter of the May 16, 2005 death of Robert Lee Clay, who promoted minority business interests and their participation in government contracts.
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November 19, 2008
Two men dead in shootings Two men were fatally shot in separate incidents late Monday and early yesterday in different parts of Baltimore, according to city police. Police yesterday had not identified a man who was found shortly after midnight yesterday in a parked Toyota sedan in the 1100 block of Abbott Court at the Latrobe Homes public housing complex in East Baltimore. He had a gunshot wound to the head and was pronounced dead at Johns Hopkins Hospital at 12:35 a.m. Earlier in the evening, police officers found a wounded man in the 500 block of S. Smallwood St. The man, whose identity was not known, had been shot at least once in the head.
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By Richard Irwin and Richard Irwin,Sun reporter | July 24, 2007
A man who apparently drowned Sunday in Ocean City while trying to save his two sons from being swept out to sea has been identified as a Wicomico County resident originally from Haiti, said a spokesman for the resort's police department. Pfc. Barry Neeb said Fruitland resident Renald Charles, 38, his wife and their four children were spending the day on the beach near the jetty at the south end of town when two sons, ages 10 and 13, entered the water shortly before 6 p.m. They became caught in a riptide that carried them toward the jetty's rocks and the inlet beyond the jetty.
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July 10, 2007
THE COUNT Homicides since Jan. 1: 164 THE VICTIMS The State Medical Examiner's Office ruled as a homicide the death of a man who was found unconscious June 27 in the 3000 block of Rosekemp Ave. in Northeast Baltimore. Police said yesterday the autopsy found the man had been assaulted with an unknown weapon.
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By Richard Irwin | June 22, 2007
A 24-year-old man was shot and killed early yesterday as he was driving on Ellerslie Avenue in North Baltimore's Better Waverly neighborhood, city police said. The victim, George Wilson, of the 700 block of Gorsuch Ave., was pronounced dead at Johns Hopkins Hospital about 90 minutes after the 12:20 a.m. shooting, police said. The shooting occurred in the 3100 block of Ellerslie Ave., a few blocks from Greenmount Avenue and East 33rd Street. Police said Wilson, driving a late-model blue Cadillac, had just turned right onto Ellerslie Avenue from Gorsuch Avenue when an occupant of a dark sedan fired into the car, striking him in the head.
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By Gus G. Sentementes and Gus G. Sentementes,SUN REPORTER | April 20, 2007
An FBI review of the 2005 death of Robert Lee Clay, a prominent Baltimore businessman and advocate for minority entrepreneurs, supports a conclusion by city police and the state medical examiner's office that he committed suicide, according to an FBI letter made public yesterday. The agency said investigators reviewed police reports "covering Mr. Clay's background, business relationships, and financial affairs leading up to his death," which revealed "a somewhat stressful time in his life.
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By Richard Irwin and Richard Irwin,SUN REPORTER | September 21, 2006
The state medical examiner's office is conducting an autopsy on a man's body found floating in the Patapsco River at Dundalk Marine Terminal on Tuesday, and police were attempting to identify the body through fingerprints, authorities said. About 10:30 a.m., a crewman aboard the ship MV Star Derby, docked along Pier 3 at the marine terminal, spotted the body and pulled it aboard before calling police, said Cpl. Jonathan Green, a spokesman for the Maryland Transportation Authority Police, the agency in charge of security at the terminal.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | January 21, 2000
An elderly couple were found dead yesterday in their Pikesville-area home in what Baltimore County police said appears to be a murder-suicide. Theodore Egorin, 81, and his wife, Naomi, 80, were found by a family member or acquaintance about 5: 30 p.m. in their home in the first block of Fencepost Court in the Annen Woods community north of Pikesville, police said. The bodies were taken to the state medical examiner's office in Baltimore for autopsies, police said.
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By Gus G. Sentementes and Gus G. Sentementes,SUN REPORTER | October 9, 2006
State police are awaiting an autopsy report from the state medical examiner's office on the body of an unidentified man who was apparently struck by several vehicles and killed Saturday night on Interstate 95 in Halethorpe. About 9:30 p.m., motorists began calling authorities, reporting something had been "strewn" across the northbound lanes between Exits 49 and 50, police said. A preliminary investigation found that the man probably had been struck by several vehicles, police said.
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By Richard Irwin and Richard Irwin,SUN REPORTER | September 21, 2006
The state medical examiner's office is conducting an autopsy on a man's body found floating in the Patapsco River at Dundalk Marine Terminal on Tuesday, and police were attempting to identify the body through fingerprints, authorities said. About 10:30 a.m., a crewman aboard the ship MV Star Derby, docked along Pier 3 at the marine terminal, spotted the body and pulled it aboard before calling police, said Cpl. Jonathan Green, a spokesman for the Maryland Transportation Authority Police, the agency in charge of security at the terminal.
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