Monday, April 22, 2013
Police are seeking information on a homicide that occurred Sunday afternoon on Victor Parkway.
UPDATE (5 p.m. April 22)—Annapolis police identified the shooting victim as John Donnel Ray, 32, of Huntingtown, MD. Annapolis police are seeking information on the homicide of Ray, who was found shot inside a vehicle Sunday afternoon. Officers responded to the 200 block of Victor Parkway for a reported shooting, and found a man dead inside a vehicle from at least one gunshot wound. Police said Ray was shot on the scene. According to photographs sent by a Patch reader, the body was found inside or near a vehicle in a parking lot. Police are encouraging anyone with information to call Detective Charles Bealefeld or Detective John Murphy at 410-268-9000. Annapolis Patch editor D. Frank Smith contributed to this article.
Friday, February 8, 2013
Annapolis police say that Chelsea Booth admitted she killed her daughter and disposed of her body in a dumpster.
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Friday, February 8
Annapolis police said the body of a 2-year-old was recovered Thursday night from more than 95 tons of refuse. Police said Chelsea Booth admitted she killed her toddler daughter, Kassidey, and put her body in a dumpster. According to the Annapolis Police Department, detectives tracked the contents of the dumpster to a refuse transition station in Maryland where the contents were loaded onto rail cars for transport to a landfill out of state. The Annapolis Fire Department assisted officers with a search of the rail cars and located the toddler’s body amongst refuse. Help was also provided by Waste Management’s Jessup Facility and the district manager, Chris Isakov, and the Department of Public Works. Police said Chelsea Booth was charged …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Annapolis police said a tip led to the arrest of the woman.
Editor's note: See the update for this story by clicking here. Annapolis police charged a local woman with the murder of her 2-year-old daughter, according to a statement from the department. After receiving a tip from a "concerned citizen" on Wednesday that the daughter had not been seen in recent days and was abused, police investigated the mother. Police said investigators determined Chelsea Michelle Booth, 25, killed Kassidey Booth sometime earlier this week and disposed of her body. Police charged Chelsea Booth with first- and second-degree murder and child abuse resulting in death. Police said the investigation is ongoing and anyone with further information should contact Detective Pyles at 410-269-9000.