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Arundel police seek Glen Burnie man in murder


Anne Arundel County police today announced that they have issued an arrest warrant for a Glen Burnie man, charging him with second-degree murder.

Police said they identified Nelson Antonio "David" Rivera, 23, as a suspect in the death of Marco Tulio Nova Romero, 20, whose body was found Monday morning near a storage garage behind the 7700 block of Hancock Lane in Glen Burnie's Colonial Manor apartment complex.

Wounds and blood covered the upper part of Romero's body, and the medical examiner's office ruled Romero's death as a homicide Tuesday, according to authorities. A Glen Burnie man walking his dog discovered the body, police said.

Authorities urge anyone with information on the whereabouts of Rivera -- who lived at 7862 Americana Circle in apartment No. 204, according to police -- to call 911 or the Anne Arundel County homicide unit at 410-222-3463. Authorities said Rivera also goes by the name of Nelson Wilfredo Rivera Hernandez.

Callers can remain anonymous when they call the homicide tip line at 410-923-4543, police said.

Originally published June 15, 2005, 1:30 PM EDT

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