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Victim dies from injuries sustained in Valentine's Day stabbing in Essex

Posted at 3:29 PM, Feb 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-20 15:29:41-05

BALTIMORE COUNTY — The victim in a Valentine's Day stabbing in Essex has died.

42-year-old Margarito Miron died on Wednesday.

The suspect, identified as 61-year-old Vidal Trinidad-Hernandez, was charged with attempted first degree murder and first degree assault after being released from the hospital on Tuesday.

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The case will now be reviewed by the Baltimore County State's Attorney's Office for additional charges. He remains held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on no bail status following a bail review hearing on Wednesday.

Detectives are continuing to investigate the motive behind this incident.