Kevin Davis

Baltimore State's Attorney's Office raises questions in Suiter review

Baltimore State's Attorney's Office raises questions in Suiter review

The Baltimore State’s Attorney’s Office has asked the medical examiner’s office not to make any potential changes to the ruling on the cause of death of homicide Det. Sean Suiter, citing lingering questions about DNA evidence, according to a key member of the independent panel that reviewed the detective’s death.

Gary Childs, a retired homicide detective who played a key role in the Independent Review Board tapped by police to look at the evidence, said the State’s Attorney’s Office objected to any changes being made to the autopsy’s finding of homicide. The IRB determined that Suiter’s death was likely a suicide.

The State’s Attorney’s Office “is claiming there’s unknown...

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