Maryland State Police Arrest Suspect In Dorchester Co. Homicide

Maryland State Police News Release


Maryland State Police Arrest Suspect In Dorchester Co.  Homicide

 (CAMBRIDGE, MD) – Maryland State Police on Thursday arrested a suspect wanted inside the lethal capturing of an individual that occurred earlier this month in Dorchester County. 

The suspect, Geett Cornish, 30, of Cambridge, Maryland, is charged with first-degree murder, second-degree murder, first-degree assault, the utilization of a firearm in a felony, illegal possession of a firearm, second-degree assault, reckless endangerment, illegal possession of a handgun in a automobile, illegal possession of ammunition and related costs. Investigators with the Maryland State Police State Apprehension Employees and the U.S. Marshals Capital House Regional Fugitive Job Drive arrested Cornish on Thursday with out incident in Annapolis, Maryland. He was transported to the Maryland State Police Annapolis Barrack for processing.

The capturing was initially reported at about 3:05 p.m. on Sept. 20. In response to investigators, officers from the Cambridge Police Division responded to a report of pictures fired inside the house of Wood Street and Fairmount Avenue in Cambridge, Maryland. Cambridge Legislation enforcement officers canvased the world and positioned a physique in a wooded house alongside the 600 block of Edgewood Avenue. 

The sufferer was acknowledged as Kevin Dwayne Raeford, 20, of Salisbury, Maryland. Investigators acknowledged he had been shot. The Cambridge Police Division secured the scene and requested that the Maryland State Police Homicide Unit take care of the investigation. Raeford’s physique was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore for an autopsy, the place is demise was dominated a homicide.  

No completely different accidents or fatalities had been reported due to the capturing. The Dorchester County State’s Authorized skilled responded to the scene and was briefed on the investigation. Investigators think about Raeford was centered and there’s no additional menace to the group.

The case stays beneath investigation. Anyone with additional knowledge on this case is requested to call Maryland State Police at 443-480-6818.

             Geett Cornish

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