BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Two males and one lady have been charged within the 2019 homicide of a Catonsville Y coach in Baltimore.
Donta Holdclaw, 46, of Baltimore, Aaron Butler, 48, of Elkridge, and Elease Frazier, 27, every face quite a few fees, together with first-degree homicide, within the capturing demise of 31-year-old Jordan Taylor. All three had been arrested on Wednesday.
Taylor was shot at his residence within the 4800 block of Clifton Avenue on the evening of November 5, 2019. He died hours later at a hospital.
Officers mentioned Taylor and his spouse Twila had been sitting of their front room after they heard somebody making an attempt to open the door. Taylor tried to maintain them from prying the door open with a crowbar, at which level the group started capturing by way of the door and entrance window.
“This case was tough,” Baltimore Police Detective Donny Moses mentioned. “This was a couple of theft, and sadly, they went to rob the improper particular person, and Mr. Taylor paid the final word worth for his or her mistake.”
After Taylor was hit, the group was in a position to get inside and demanded to know the place the couple’s secure was.
The group fled the scene in a automobile that was later decided to have been stolen, in keeping with an software for an announcement of fees. Police used DNA proof from the automobile to establish Kahlil Madden, 27, of Baltimore, after which used cellphone information to establish the others.
Madden is needed on an open first-degree homicide warrant. A $5,000 reward is being supplied for data that results in his arrest.
Anybody with data on Madden’s whereabouts ought to name the ATF at 1-800-ATF-GUNS (283-4867).
Those that knew Taylor described him as a “mild soul.”
“When somebody like that dies of a violent act, it’s much more incomprehensible,” John Hoey, CEO of the Catonsville Y, mentioned.