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Morgan State student, who aspired to become a police officer, killed in off-campus stabbing

Morgan State student, who aspired to become a police officer, killed in off-campus stabbing

A Morgan State University student who aspired to become a police officer was fatally stabbed about a mile north of campus in Northeast Baltimore, city police said.

Marcus Edwards, 21, was found Monday night in the crosswalk of a busy intersection at Loch Raven Boulevard and Woodbourne Avenue. He had been stabbed in the chest.

He is the second Morgan student to be fatally stabbed near campus in the past year. Gerald Williams, 20, of Bowie was stabbed in February inside a gated off-campus student housing complex called Morgan View after a basketball game on campus.

On Tuesday morning, homicide detectives and police recruits canvassed the neighborhood to identify possible...

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