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Posted at 07:43 AM ET, 04/15/2011

Murder charge in Md. student’s death

Authorities have charged a 20-year-old Baltimore man with first-degree murder in the death of a Coppin State University nursing student last month.

Baltimore police said Thursday that Syron Abdullah has been charged in the death of 18-year-old Jhoma Blackwell.

Police say the nursing student was stabbed repeatedly at a home on Huntingdon Avenue in north Baltimore on March 29.

Authorities say Abdullah was an acquaintance of Blackwell and that the two had gotten into an argument at the home.

By The Associated Press  |  07:43 AM ET, 04/15/2011

Categories:  Baltimore, Homicide

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