Baltimore police are investigating the August killing of a 49-year-old man whose death in Northwest Baltimore was ruled a homicide last weekend, according to the Baltimore Police Department.
At about 2:27 p.m. Aug 3, police responded to a report of a common assault in the 6500 block of Reisterstown Road, near the Reisterstown Road Plaza.
Officers found Mayon Leiva Mejia unresponsive at the scene. He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.
A preliminary investigation found Mejia was involved in a fist fight when he was knocked to the ground and hit his head. He became unconscious and stopped breathing, according to police.
Mejia’s death was ruled a homicide by blunt force trauma by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner on Saturday, police said.
Police are asking anyone with information to call detectives at 410-396-2100 or contact Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.