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Langston Hughes

Murder Ink: 6 murders this week, 247 murders this year

There was a weekend without a homicide in Baltimore, for first time since, well, the beginning of September, actually. Six killings keep the city on its 300-per-year murder pace, though. Monday, Sept. 21 1:40 p.m. Police called to an apartment building at 1 West Conway Street in Otterbein found a man and a woman inside, dead. They later announced it was a suspected murder-suicide, but did not identify either of the decedents. 5:15 p.m. Kevin Cannady, a 29-year-old African-American man, was shot in the upper body while near the intersection of Reisterstown Road and Cordelia Avenue, in the Langston Hughes neighborhood. Police found him and medics got him to a hospital where he died....