Anne Arundel County

Homeless man charged in death of another homeless man in Glen Burnie

Anne Arundel County police have charged a homeless man with killing another homeless man in Glen Burnie Tuesday night.

Police were called to a homeless camp near the 7400 block of Baltimore-Annapolis Boulevard at 7:39 p.m. on Tuesday, where it was reported that two men had been fighting.


One of the men, 46-year-old Keith Lee Boggs was taken to Baltimore Washington Medical Center in Glen Burnie, where he later died.

Police learned that Boggs and another man, 44-year-old Eugene Wright had gotten into a fight, with Wright using a stick to hit Boggs.


An autopsy determined the cause of death was blunt force trauma and the manner of death was homicide, police said Thursday.

Police found Wright about two miles away in the 200 block of Gloucester Street in Glen Burnie. He jumped out of a window and led police on a short chase before he was arrested, police said.

Wright was charged with second-degree murder and first-degree assault. He also was served with an outstanding warrant for a violation of probation, police said.

Wright was being held without bail Wednesday at the Jennifer Road Detention Center in Annapolis, according to jail records.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Shelly Rattell at 410-222-3458 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.