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Homeowner who shot, killed Pasadena man arrested on Thursday

Posted at 8:40 PM, Dec 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-13 17:40:38-05

PASADENA, Md. — In September, Anne Arundel County officers responded to the 1400 block of Orr Court in Pasadena for a threats complaint and found that the homeowner, 40-year-old Gregory Richard Korwek, advised that an acquaintance, identified as 44-year-old Jeffrey Thomas Dickinson, called him, made threats to burn down his house and was en route to his house.

Korwek went on to say that Dickinson should be on a scooter coming from the area of Duvall Highway in Pasadena, Maryland.

When officers arrived on scene Korwek ran up to them stating that he had just shot Mr. Dickinson. Dickinson, succumbed from his injuries and was declared dead.

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Since his death, homicide detectives have worked on the investigation and following an autopsy of the victim ruled the cause of death as gunshot wound and manner as homicide.

During the execution of the search warrant on the suspect’s residence on September 18, several items of evidence were recovered.

The murder weapon, a shotgun, was recovered in the garage of the residence and throughout the house another thirteen firearms and associated ammunition were seized.

Following witness interviews it was learned the suspect owed the victim money.

According to Anne Arundel Police, text conversations indicated Dickinson was going to Korwek’s residence unarmed and even indicated no threats of violence. Korwek told the victim he was not welcome.

Through interviews and evidence, officials learned Dickinson arrived at the residence on a scooter and Korweck armed himself with a shotgun and killed him in the driveway.

The investigation revealed there were no indications of a physical confrontation taking place.

On Thursday, Korwek turned himself in to detectives without incident. Korwek was charged in regards to the murder of Dickinson with Second Degree Murder, Manslaughter, Use of a Firearm in Commission of a Felony, six counts of CDS Possession, and being a Prohibited Possessor.

He is currently incarcerated at the Anne Arundel County Jennifer Road Detention Center on a no bond status.