Balto. Co. Police Charge Eastpoint Man with Sept. Killing

… Ezekiel Edwards accused of first-degree murder in death of Robert Charles Nelson …

By Meredith Cohn, The Baltimore Sun

1:14 PM EST, December 10, 2011

Baltimore County police have charged Jeremiah Ezekiel Edwards, 19, of the 7400 block of Berkshire Road in Eastpoint, with first-degree murder and use of a handgun in a crime.

Police say on Sept.16, Edwards shot Robert Charles Nelson, 24, of the 7900 block of Lansdale Road in Colgate. Officials responding to a call had found Nelson lying near the curb at Lange Street and Dalton Road.

Nelson was taken to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center with he was pronounced dead. Police say Edwards is being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center and was denied bail.

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