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Police: Pikesville man found dead inside home during welfare check

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Posted at 3:45 PM, Dec 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-29 15:45:12-05

BALTIMORE COUNTY — Baltimore County Police are investigating the death of a man found in his home Sunday evening as a homicide.

Police were called to the home in the 4800 block of Hawksbury Road at about 7:22 p.m. for a welfare check after family members were unable to reach the man by phone.

When officers arrived, they found the resident, identified as 36-year-old Shelton Justin Stanley, dead inside the home with traumatic injuries.

His body was taken to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for an autopsy, which was done Monday, determining the manner and cause of death to be homicide by multiple gunshot wounds.

The Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit is continuing the investigation into this murder and asks anyone who may have information to contact detectives by calling 410-307-2020.

Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward when submitting tips through Metro Crime Stoppers.