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Man shot to death Friday morning in Edgewood, survived an arson that killed 3 people back in May

Posted at 10:28 AM, Nov 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-03 14:50:29-05

EDGEWOOD, Md. (WMAR) — On Friday, around 3:19 a.m., deputies were in the area of Edgewater Village on patrol when they heard a single gunshot that came from the area of Grempler Way and Brookside Drive.

Deputies immediately responded and located an man, identified as Joshua Dwayne Crouse, 40 of Joppa, in the roadway on the 1800 block of Grempler Way.

Deputies made an immediate effort to save his life. Medics responded to assumed treatment and pronounced him dead at 3:50 a.m.

Joshua Dwayne Crouse was a survivor of an arson attack on May 9, 2019 that killed three.

Crouse's former roommate Bobbie Sue Hodge, 60, has been charged by the Harford County Sheriff’s Office with three counts of first-degree murder, two counts of attempted first-degree murder, two counts of attempted second-degree murder, and first-degree arson.

READ ALSO: 60-year-old woman charged in Edgewood triple-fatal fire

The investigation is ongoing. There are no further details being released at this time. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Detective S. Moro at 443-409-3154. Those who wish to remain anonymous may report their information through the methods listed below. If the information you provide leads to the arrest and indictment of the individuals responsible for this crime, you may be eligible for a cash reward up to $2,000.00.

Submit a tip online at http://www.harfordsheriff.org/wanted. Text message: Metro Crime Stoppers: Text “CRIMES" (274637). Begin the message "MCS," then add the information or callHarford Crime Solvers: 1-888-540-8477.