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Posted at 7:48 AM ET, 03/ 7/2011

Murder charges after Md. break-in

By the Associated Press

Baltimore police say a man has been charged with running over an employee who caught the man apparently breaking into a truck outside a warehouse.

Police say 55-year-old Ellerson Carter of Annapolis was arrested after the attempted break-in Saturday and charged with murder, assault and burglary.

Det. Jeremy Silbert says 57-year-old George Marshall of Catonsville and an unidentified employee were working about 3 p.m. Saturday when they encountered a man apparently breaking into a truck.

Silbert says that when the two tried to stop the man, the suspect fled in his own truck, fatally striking Marshall.

The unidentified employee was taken to a local hospital and is expected to survive.

By the Associated Press  | March 7, 2011; 7:48 AM ET
Categories:  Baltimore, Homicide  
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Nice work genius...you just went from probably probation and electronic monitoring to murder and a minimum sentence somewhere north of 15 years.
What a moron...

Posted by: BigDaddy651 | March 7, 2011 10:24 AM | Report abuse

Nice work genius...you just went from probably probation and electronic monitoring to murder and a minimum sentence somewhere north of 15 years.
What a moron...

Posted by: BigDaddy651
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One day freedom, next day jail!

Posted by: PublicEnemy1 | March 7, 2011 10:45 AM | Report abuse

I argue we should still have the old rules. When I grew up in the Midwest, if a person died during the commission of a felony, then the person committing the felony was up for the death penalty. Even if your mugging victim died of heart failure, you could be executed. Of course, Maryland does not seem to think people who kill other people while they make them crime victims should be severely punished. So answer me this, for any given county touching the District of Columbia, do you feel safer in a Maryland or Virginia county? The best illustration for this is carjacking. That crime is rather unpopular in Virginia, since enough of our residents carry guns and simply shoot the carjacker. A carjacker feels much safer in Maryland and DC, safe in the knowledge that the recipient of his income redistribution efforts is very unlikely to be able to shoot back. Let's hope they at least put this person in jail for the rest of their lives with no hope of parole.

Posted by: here_we_go_again | March 7, 2011 6:11 PM | Report abuse

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