State police believe a Uniontown man killed the 11-month-old daughter of his girlfriend Saturday while she was at work, Trooper Steve Limani said.
Derrick “Hector” A. Bass, 29, is charged with homicide, theft, receiving stolen property, abuse of a corpse and tampering with evidence. Limani said Bass doesn’t have a vehicle or a permanent address.
Troopers are searching for him.
Niomie Rose Miller was identified as the victim. She would have turned 1 on July 27.
Police were called to a housing complex on Gurley Drive at 11:30 p.m. Saturday and found Niomie unresponsive hidden underneath blankets in a playpen. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities are investigating whether the child was drowned, but are awaiting toxicology reports before making a final determination.
Police said Bass stands about 5 feet, 11 inches tall and weighs about 300 pounds. Police said he may have reddish hair.
Johnny Ray Woods III, 20, of the 3900 block of Bareva Road, 21215 gave a statement to police that conflicted with evidence collected at the scene.
“Some of the information the boyfriend gave was inconsistent with the evidence at the scene,” Baltimore County Corporal Shawn Vinson said. “So they continued their investigation and eventually got to the point where there was sufficient evidence to charge this man with her homicide.”
Woods is charged with second-degree murder and the use of a firearm in the commission of a violent crime.
SEVERN, Md. (WJZ) — Nearly a year after she was found stabbed to death in the basement of her Severn home, Anne Arundel County police announced Tuesday that they arrested a suspect in Jasmine Adams’ murder.
Dominic Richard Sanchez, 39, of Glen Burnie was arrested in the 29-year-old mother’s death. Sanchez was charged on a warrant which was served to him at the Anne Arundel County Detention Center, where he is currently serving time on another crime.
A man has been charged with killing a 20-year-old woman more than a year ago at a Lehigh County home, following a grand jury investigation that has been sealed.
Steven Oliemuller II, 33, was charged Thursday with with homicide in the June 18, 2018, death of Alexus Quay.
Oliemuller is in Northampton County Jail on unrelated charges, after being arrested this past April and charged with making terroristic threats and harassment.
Oliemuller was on probation after pleading guilty in Northampton County Court to DUI, fleeing police, agricultural vandalism in one case, and defiant trespass and theft for stealing ammunition and thousands of dollars in jewelry from a Hellertown home, according to WFMZ.
The Lehigh County District Attorney’s office will be filing a motion with Judge Maria Dantos seeking to bypass the preliminary hearing in this case.
A 24-year-old Ukiah woman suspected of giving birth to an infant in a bathroom, then leaving the child to die in a car was arrested on suspicion of murder, Mendocino County Sheriff’s officials said Wednesday.
Yareli Diaz will be charged Thursday in Mendocino County Superior Court with the murder of her 1-day-old daughter, Mia Cielo Diaz, more than one year after doctors at Ukiah Valley Medical Center tried to save the child’s life and reported the suspicious death to the Sheriff’s Office, officials said.
The yearlong investigation revealed the infant received no care from Diaz between the time she was born about 2:45 p.m. April 3, 2018, and when the baby was taken to the hospital later that night, Lt. Shannon Barney said.
“It’s a tragic case,” he said.
Investigators determined Diaz gave birth to the girl in a bathroom at her parents’ home, wrapped the baby in
Pennsylvania State Police have charged a 28-year-old man after a woman’s body was found inside an East Pittsburgh home.
Delrico Trevo McClinton, of Pittsburgh, has been charged with criminal homicide, burglary and theft by unlawful taking.
State police said McClinton is in custody at the Cambria County Jail in connection with an unrelated incident. He told a counselor that he killed a woman and gave them the location of the home on Maple Street in East Pittsburgh.
The counselor then contacted state police in Pittsburgh. Police did a welfare check and found the body.
The woman has been identified as 25-year-old Whitney Maleeca Lyn Boyer.
State police said McClinton told them he met Boyer in the early hours of June 1. He told police she came back to his home on Maple Street and had sex with her. He then told police he killed her
24-year-old Keshuna Harris of LaGrange was arrested June 17, 2019 in connection with the toddler’s death. She is charged with Felony Murder, Second-Degree Murder, and First-Degree Cruelty to Children. She is currently being held at the Troup County Detention Center.
A young woman, who may have been the boy’s mother, was seen crying in the gallery and trading looks with the defendant. She later walked out with defense attorney Andy Miri, who declined a request for comment.
Bail was set at $2 million and the defendant was ordered to return July 29, when a date is expected to be set for a preliminary hearing to determine whether there
Police say Nicholas Patrick Hauge, 29, from Fergus Falls is charged with 2nd-degree murder with intent not premeditated.
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office responded to a 911 call of a reported assault on 8th St. NW at the intersection of N. Mark Ave. A second 911 call from a different residence came in shortly after the first reporting that somebody is trying to break into their house at that intersection.
When officers arrived there was one male standing around that intersection and another male laying on the curbside, who was not breathing.
Deputies started CPR and Essentia Health EMS responded to the scene. The male laying on the curbside was later pronounced dead. The other male, Nicholas Hauge, 29, from Fergus Falls, MN, was arrested and transported to the North West Regional Correctional Center.
The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension was contacted and