Crime, Police/Fire

Suspect arrested, charged in connection with weekend stabbing in Rosedale

UPDATE: The victim in this incident has died from his injuries.

Original story below…


ROSEDALE, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department made a quick arrest in connection with a stabbing that occurred in Rosedale on Saturday afternoon.

At just after 4:30 p.m. on January 2, officers responded to the 1000-block of Sumter Avenue (21237) for a reported stabbing. Authorities have determined that the victim, a 21-year old man, walked out of his home as the suspect was walking near the home.

The suspect, who was holding a knife, began yelling at the victim before running up to him and stabbing him multiple times in the upper body. The victim was taken to a local hospital where he remains in critical condition.

The suspect, James John Marchsteiner III, 47, of the 1000-block of Sumter Avenue, remained at the scene and was arrested.  He has been charged with attempted first-degree murder. He is being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on a “no bail” status pending a bail review hearing.

Police continue to investigate the motive surrounding this stabbing.

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