Homicide in Harford Square
(Edgewood, MD – November 27, 2009) –Harford County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a homicide that occurred in the 600 block of Yorkshire Drive, Edgewood MD. The victim has been identified as Brandon Jerome Saunders, 25, of Edgewood, MD.
At approximately 7:30am on November 27, 2009, deputies responded to a 911 call in the 600 block of Yorkshire Drive in Edgewood MD, in reference to a body found lying in an open space near the caller’s home. Deputies determined the unidentified male had been shot in the upper torso region of his body. He was verified as deceased at the time of discovery. While canvassing the area, deputies were able to reveal that several neighbors had heard shots fired sometime between 11:00pm and midnight on Thursday evening, yet no calls were placed to 911.
While no identification was on the deceased, Harford County Sheriff’s Office detectives were able to establish the identity through a variety of methods. While there are no solid suspects at this time, the homicide does not appear to be an act of random violence. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Detective Aksomitus of the Harford County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigative Division at 410-836-5472.