Three people have been arrested in connection with a killing in Glen Burnie early Sunday.

Darren Dwayne Bell, of Baltimore, was found dead in a wooded area in the area of Tanyard Cove Road and Marley Neck Boulevard, Anne Arundel County police said in a news release.

Police discovered his body after being called to the area for a report of a disturbance. Bell, 26, had been shot and stabbed, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.


Eric Banks was charged with first-degree murder in the death of a man in Glen Burnie early Sunday morning. (Anne Arundel County Police)

Inside one of the cars were a man and a woman, 24-year-old Tremain Celos Calhoun and 27-year-old Erica Tywanda Banks.

The second car was unoccupied, but a man identified as 47-year-old Eric Glenn Banks, Erica Banks’s father, was found walking toward the vehicle from a wooded area nearby.


Erica Banks was charged with possession of a handgun. (Anne Arundel County Police)

Detectives have determined that Bell and Erica Banks were longtime acquaintances involved in an ongoing dispute.

Police did not release information about the nature of the dispute or the reason why the four were in the area together.


(Anne Arundel County Police)

The case remains under investigation.