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Kenard Kuniken, 30, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder for fatally stabbing his mother, Tracey Phelps, 51, several times, according to Baltimore police.
Kenard Kuniken, 30, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder for fatally stabbing his mother, Tracey Phelps, 51, several times, according to Baltimore police. (Baltimore police)

A Baltimore man was arrested for fatally stabbing his mother multiple times, Baltimore police said Thursday morning.

Kenard Kuniken, 30, was arrested in the Feb. 10 killing of his 51-year-old mother, Tracey Phelps, police said.

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Police responded to the stabbing incident on Monday at 1 p.m., in the 6400 block of Walther Avenue. Phelps was pronounced dead on the scene, according to police.

Kuniken was taken to central booking where he was processed and charged with first-degree murder.

An attorney was not listed in Maryland court records for Kuniken.

Additionally, Baltimore police identified 28-year-old Detrell Garvin as a homicide victim on Thursday after he was shot in the 800 block of Bethune Road — the same day of Phelps’ stabbing.

There have been 41 homicides in Baltimore this year, compared to 29 at this time last year, according to police homicide data.

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