Man dies after Md. home break-in, authorities say

EDGEWOOD, Md. — The Harford County Sheriff’s Office says a man dies after breaking into a home and struggling with the homeowner and a neighbor.

Deputies say 53-year-old Joseph Breckenridge of Edgewood entered a home. A woman there fled to a neighbor’s, where her husband was visiting.

Police say the husband and neighbor went to the house and asked Breckenridge to leave. Deputies say he refused and a struggle ensued.

When deputies arrived, Breckenridge was unconscious. He died at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center.

Breckenridge’s body was taken to the Chief Medical Examiner’s Office in Baltimore. No charges have been filed.


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