Calvert County man charged in slaying


DUNKIRK -- A Calvert County man has been charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing of another man, which was witnessed by a woman with whom each had been involved, Maryland State Police reported.

George Evans, 56, was stabbed five times in the chest late Saturday at his home in Dunkirk, state police said.

Paramedics were unable to revive him, and he was pronounced dead early Sunday at Calvert Memorial Hospital, Maryland State Police reported.

A woman who had been dating Mr. Evans witnessed the stabbing, and her former boyfriend was arrested at his home about a mile away, said state police Trooper Greg P. Cameron, who investigated the stabbing.

Leroy James Harvey, 39, of Dunkirk was charged with first-degree murder, battery and a weapons offense.

He was being held without bail yesterday at the Calvert County Detention Center.

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