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Stephen Pitcairn

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  • Justice for Stephen Pitcairn

    Justice for Stephen Pitcairn
    There is no doubt John Wagner, the man convicted of murdering Johns Hopkins researcher Stephen Pitcairn in Baltimore last year, shouldn't have been on the streets that day. Mr. Wagner had a long history of violent crimes and should already have been...
  • City police arrest teen in slaying of church caretaker

    City police arrest teen in slaying of church caretaker
    A teenager was charged Thursday with fatally shooting a 70-year-old church caretaker during a struggle last year over a scooter, a crime that drew outrage not only among the victim's friends and family but from a city reeling from eight killings in a...
  • Hearing postponed for woman accused in researcher's death

    Baltimore prosecutors delayed a violation-of-probation hearing Wednesday for Lavelva Merritt, who was charged with murder in the stabbing death of a Johns Hopkins University researcher last year but pleaded guilty only to robbery-related crimes in May...
  • Woman who helped rob Pitcairn sentenced to 15 years

    Woman who helped rob Pitcairn sentenced to 15 years
    Lavelva Merritt, who helped rob a Johns Hopkins researcher last year as her boyfriend murdered him, was sentenced to 30 years in prison Monday under a plea deal struck in May, though half the time was suspended, making her eligible for parole in roughly...
  • Fifteen years is not enough for accomplice in Pitcairn murder

    As completely disheartened and enraged as many of us still are over the senseless, tragic, brutal murder of Stephen Pitcairn last year, this week's article about Lavelva Merritt's trial ("Woman who helped rob Hopkins' Pitcairn sentenced to 15 years," Nov....
  • Wagner, convicted in Stephen Pitcairn killing, files appeal

    John Wagner, who was convicted of murder in the 2010 stabbing death of a Johns Hopkins researcher and sentenced to life in prison, has — as promised — filed appeals in his case. The 38-year-old refused to accept responsibility for the...
  • Man shot in head in Charles Village

    An adult man was reported shot in the head Thursday night on North Calvert Street in Charles Village, according to the Baltimore Police Department. Few details were available this morning, but police said the shooting occurred minutes before 11 p.m....
  • Morgan student fatally shot in Charles Village

    A 22-year-old Morgan State University student was found shot to death inside his Charles Village apartment Thursday night, a killing that police said could be drug-related. The victim was identified as Brandon Hudson, who lived in a first-floor apartment...
  • Update: Shooting in Charles Village a homicide

    A 22-year-old man was found shot to death inside his Charles Village apartment Thursday night, according to a spokesman for the Baltimore Police Department. Police said the body was found by a friend who hadn’t been able to reach the victim for...
  • Wagner gets 7 more years in prison for Pitcairn killing

    John Wagner was ordered to serve an additional seven years in prison for the 2010 murder of a Johns Hopkins researcher after a judge ruled Friday that the stabbing death violated Wagner's probation from an earlier assault case, the Baltimore State's...
  • Merritt gets more time in Pitcairn attack

    Lavelva Merritt was sentenced to an additional five years in prison Monday after a judge ruled that she violated her probation from an earlier drug case when she and a boyfriend attacked a Johns Hopkins researcher last year, the Baltimore State's...