Police looking to ID man related to east Baltimore homicide

Posted at 2:00 PM, Sep 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-20 18:06:31-04

Baltimore City Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a person of interest in a murder that occurred on September 3rd in east Baltimore.

Police say 52-year-old George Yurek was found suffering in the 1000 block of Brentwood Ave just before 10:30 that morning. He told police that he had been attacked by an unknown black man the evening before.

He was rushed to Johns Hopkins Hospital where he died shortly after. An autopsy concluded that Mr. Yurek died from blunt force trauma and his death was ruled a homicide.

Police continue to investigate and are trying to identify the man captured in a surveillance photo.

Anyone with information on his identity is asked to call detectives at 410-396-2100 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7Lockup. You can also text tips to 443-902-4824.