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GLEN BURNIE, Md. (WJZ)— Police have charged a 44-year-old man with second-degree murder after he struck and killed a 46-year-old  homeless man with a stick during a fight in the woods.

The altercation took place Tuesday night in a wooded area in the 7400-lock of Baltimore Annapolis Boulevard in Glen Burnie. Police responded to the scene around 7:30 p.m.

The victim, identified as Keith Lee Boggs, of no fixed address, sustained trauma to the upper body. He was transported by paramedics to the Baltimore Washington Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Witnesses told police that Boggs had been fighting with Joseph Eugene Wright, of no fixed address. Wright allegedly struck Boggs with a stick.

Detectives found Wright at a home in the 200-block of Gloucester Drive in Glen Burnie. Upon seeing police, Wright jumped out of a window. He was apprehended after a short foot chase.

Wright, 44, is charged with second-degree murder and first-degree assault. He also had an outstanding arrest warrant for violation of probation.

An autopsy will be conducted on Wednesday at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call 410-222-3458.

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