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Man charged in connection to Middle River homicide, sexual assault

Posted: 8:55 PM, Aug 23, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-23 20:55:46-04
Deontae Maurice Banks

MIDDLE RIVER, Md. — Baltimore County Police have identified the suspect in connection to a homicide and sexual assault that occurred Monday night.

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Homicide detectives determined that 22-year-old suspect, Deontae Maurice Banks went to a home located in the area of 200 block of Shagbark Road to meet with a female.

Once inside the house, the suspect stole money and sexually assaulted a woman.

Afterwards, Banks and victim, Curtis Jerome McKisset, had an argument that resulted in Banks pulling out a handgun and shooting McKisset.

McKisset was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Banks, 22 has been charged with first degree murder, first degree rape and armed robbery.

He is currently being held at the Baltimore County Department of Corrections on denied bail status.