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Police investigating suspicious death of 35-year-old man, may have been targeted incident

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Posted at 9:23 AM, Feb 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-22 16:37:29-05

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY — Police are investigating the suspicious death of a 35-year-old man.

On Saturday, at about 8:10 a.m., officers from the Anne Arundel County Police Department responded to the 300 block of Church Street for a man suffering suspicious injuries.

The victim, identified as 35-year-old Bayron Randolfo Calderon Moran was taken to a local trauma center. Medical personnel performed life saving measures but Moran was pronounced dead.

Anne Arundel County Homicide and Northern District Detectives responded to the scene along with the Evidence Collection Unit.

Several witnesses were located and search warrants were executed. Multiple items of evidentiary value were taken and will be processed for further forensic analysis.

As the witnesses were being interviewed a man, who knew the victim, was identified as a person of interest.

The man was interviewed and provided a statement to detectives concerning the death of Calderon Moran. As details surrounding the incident were developed, coupled with the matching physical evidence, it appeared Calderon Moran was involved in an altercation with the man.

During the assault, police say the man tried to fend off Calderon Moran which caused the life threatening injuries to him. Investigation has revealed this was a targeted incident and not a random act of violence.

On Sunday, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner performed an autopsy on Calderon Moran.

His cause of death was sharp force injuries with the manner being homicide.

The Anne Arundel County Police Department is working with the Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney’s Office in reviewing the facts surrounding the death of Calderon Moran.

This is an active and fluid investigation where the Anne Arundel County Police are urging anyone with information to come forward by calling the Anne Arundel County Homicide Unit at 410-222-4731.

If people with information wish to remain anonymous they can also contact the Anne Arundel County Police Tip Line 410-222-4700 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP