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Alleged Burglar Falls from Roland Park Home, Dies

The burglar allegedly fell from a balcony in the 4500 block of Roland Avenue.

An alleged burglar fell from a third floor balcony in Roland Park and died from his injuries.

Sgt. Anthony Smith, a Baltimore police spokesman, said a resident returned home on Monday to the 4500 block of Roland Avenue, and saw a man pacing on the balcony. The man then tried to climb down the railing from the balcony, lost his grip and fell about 26 feet to a concrete walkway below.

The resident called 911 for help, but at 1:09 p.m. the alleged burglar, described as a 55-year-old man, was pronounced dead at Sinai Hospital.

Police investigating the scene found evidence consistent with a burglary including a broken window and a ransacked house. 

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ralahinn1 October 02, 2012 at 02:02 PM
Karma at it's best
mike mcquestion October 03, 2012 at 10:22 AM
What's next?
Joyce King October 05, 2012 at 03:30 PM
Does anyone know the name of the man who died?
Arbre Fitzgerald November 12, 2012 at 10:23 AM
Did anyone find out the name think he may have been in my moms church breakfast club and they are trying to get information pls help if u can

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