Homicide detectives investigating after man found dead in Essex
BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD -- WBFF -- Baltimore County Police say that they have identified a 50-year-old man found dead on the sidewalk in front of an apartment building in Essex, just after midnight on Saturday.
Police were called to the 1100 block of Sandy Stone Road when a neighbor saw the man laying on the sidewalk and called 911. The man is identified as Howard Vermont Blevins, of the 1100 block of Sandy Stone Road. The man was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead at 1:26 a.m.
He was found to have evidence of trauma to the upper body. His cause and manner of death are pending results of an autopsy at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. The Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit is investigating and anyone with information is asked to call police at 410-307-2020.
Anyone with information can also submit a tip to Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.