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Man charged in pregnant teen's death


A man accused of killing a Baltimore City teacher was charged Wednesday in the fatal shooting of a pregnant woman who implicated him in the teacher's slaying, police said.

Detective Al Marcus said Kenyatta Charles Ross, 22, of the 2500 block of Edgecombe Circle North was taken Wednesday from the Baltimore City Detention Center to police headquarters, where he was charged with first-degree murder in the death of Candice Sharp, 18, of the 3300 block of Guilford Ave.

Sharp, who was the mother of two young children, was shot to death Jan. 9 in the 5600 block of Haddon Ave., police said.

Marcus said Sharp, who was Ross' friend, told police Jan. 7 that Ross killed William Crumel, 28, a teacher at Highlandtown Middle School, during a robbery Sept. 6 in the 4500 block of The Strand in Northwest Baltimore.

On Jan. 11, Ross was arrested on a warrant charging him with Crumel's death and ordered held without bail at the detention center, Marcus said.

Pub Date: 2/26/99

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