On October 8, 2008 at 10:55 pm the Havre de Grace Police Department received a call to investigate a report of a person lying in a private yard in the 100 block of Bloomsbury Avenue here in Havre de Grace.
Police located an African American male unresponsive and suffering from a wound to his neck, at that location. Paramedics arrived and the victim was pronounced deceased at 11:06 pm.
Crime Lab Personnel from the Aberdeen Police Department responded to assist in process the scene. A knife has been recovered and is being held for further forensic testing.
The victim, who appears to be in his mid twenties, will undergo a post mortem examination at the Medical Examiners Office on October 9, 2008. At that time investigators will be working to establish a positive identification of the victim as well as other circumstances surrounding his death.
The investigation is continuing.