Person of interest arrested in Dollar General murder

Posted at 4:35 PM, Aug 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-11 16:37:13-04

Police have a person of interest in custody in the murder of a Dollar General employee.

Deric Ford, Sr., 54, was working as a manager at the Dollar General in Edmondson Shopping Center Tuesday night when two men entered the store and demanded money. 

RELATED: Friends, customers pay tribute to Dollar General shooing victim

Ford was complying with the suspects' demands, yet the father of 12 was shot and killed anyway.

"Senseless, senseless killing, very brutal execution-style," Police Commissioner Kevin David He did not resist the robbery and he was executed anyway.

See also: $27K reward offered in murder of Dollar General worker

Davis thanked the community for providing tips to police, but said they still need the public's help in collecting information. 

Anyone with information should contact detectives at (410) 396-2100 or 410-265-8080 for the FBI Violent Crimes Task Force, currently assisting Baltimore Police. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

Read more: Dollar General employee killed in armed robbery