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16-year-old charged with murder in Middle River stabbing

Tyshawn Francis arrested after police called to fight

By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun

5:56 PM EDT, June 21, 2013

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A 16-year-old was charged with murdering another teen after police were called to a fight Thursday afternoon in Middle River, Baltimore County police said.

Tyshawn Francis of the 200 block of Glider Drive is charged in the death of Anthony Theodore Whiting Jr., 19, of the 9600 block of Bird River Road.

Officers were called at 12:18 p.m. to Pawnee Road for a group of juveniles fighting. Whiting was suffering from at least one stab wound at Pawnee Road and Taos Court.

He was taken to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center where he died.

Francis was taken into custody after a brief foot chase.

Francis is charged with one count of first degree murder and is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

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