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Police: Suspect arrested and charged for stabbing woman to death on Tuesday

Posted at 1:00 PM, Feb 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-25 13:00:45-05

BALTIMORE — Baltimore Police have arrested and charged a suspect for the stabbing death of a 57-year-old woman.

The incident happened on Tuesday, at a little after 9:20 p.m. Officers were called to an apartment in the 500 block of Dolphin Street to investigate a reported disturbance and when they arrived to the scene, they found the unresponsive 57 year-old woman suffering from multiple stab wounds.

Responding officers applied a tourniquet and administered CPR, but medical personnel ended up pronouncing the victim dead at the scene.

On Thursday, BPD announced that 76-year-old Ronald Tazewell, of Baltimore, had been arrested for this crime.

Tazewell was taken to the Central Booking Intake Facility where he has been charged with 1st degree murder.