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17-year-old arrested for murder of 15-year-old in Milford Mill

MILFORD MILL, Md. (WBFF) – A 17-year-old from Pikesville has been arrested and charged as an adult in connection with the fatal stabbing of a 15-year-old in Milford Mill.

Markel Justin Dates was charged as an adult with first-degree murder and is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

Police said the victim, 15-year-old Moses Ayele Lorenso of Randallstown, was stabbed at least once in the upper body after a verbal altercation with the suspect turned physical. According to investigators, the suspect and victim were involved in an "ongoing dispute" and happened upon each other while walking on Twin Lakes Court.

Officers were called to the intersection of Twin Lakes Court and Church Lane around 7:36 p.m. Wednesday night and found Lorenso lying in the street with a stab wound.

He was transported to a hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The murder remains under investigation.

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