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Pa. man charged in burning, death near I-83

A 24-year-old Pennsylvania man has been charged with murder in connection with a burned body found early Christmas Eve near Interstate 83 in northern Baltimore County, police said yesterday.

Justin Anthony Glover Jr. of Harrisburg turned himself in to police Tuesday and was charged with first-degree murder in the death of Wesley Person, also of Pennsylvania, county police said.

County firefighters and police went to I-83 between Middletown and Mount Carmel roads around 1:30 a.m. Dec. 24 for what was believed to be a brush fire, according to police. After extinguishing the fire, officials discovered Person's burned body, police said.

Person, 26, of Steelton, Pa., and Glover are believed to have known each other, police said yesterday. Glover was being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

Nick Shields

Middle River

Woman, 81, hurt in van crash dies

An 81-year-old woman died after a collision last week in Middle River that involved a van from an adult day care center, police said this week.

Lorean Crosby of the 6700 block of Shakerwood Road in Golden Ring died March 1, a day after the Friendship Adult Medical Day Center van that she was riding in collided with a car, police said this week. The Feb. 28 accident occurred after a Volvo headed west on Eastern Boulevard crossed into the eastbound lanes, sideswiped a Chevrolet pickup truck and then collided with the van, police said.

No charges have been filed, and the investigation is continuing, police said.

Nick Shields


11 volunteers named to boards

Eleven volunteers have been appointed to Baltimore County boards and commissions, county officials announced yesterday.

To fill vacancies on the county's Commission on Disabilities, Baltimore County Executive James T. Smith Jr. appointed police Maj. Mark Warren and fire Capt. James Korn. Lillian Archer has been appointed to the Commission for Women. Dawn Hawkins Johnson will serve on the Human Relations Commission.

Susan Ganz will sit on the Board of Library Trustees. Sendy Kelly Rommel will serve on the Mental Health Advisory Council. Y. Maria Welch will sit on the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Commission.

Edward J. Fangman and Vonzella C. Perry will serve on the Workforce Development Council. Thomas H. Hamer will sit on the Professional Services Selection Committee, and Carolyn S. Owens has been reappointed to the Animal Hearing Board.

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