By CBS Baltimore Staff

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — On Friday, September 10, Baltimore County Police learned of a deceased person near a bus stop in the 4000 block of Old Court Rd.

A passerby called the police after noticing the victim’s clothing smoldering. Officers later concluded the victim had been stabbed.

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Detectives found the suspect not far from the scene. The suspect was revealed to be 63-year-old William Preston and he remains held without bail and was charged with first-degree murder.

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As this case continues to be investigated, detectives are asking anyone who may have been in the area to contact them by calling 410-307-2020.

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Detectives continue to investigate and Metro Crime Stoppers of Maryland, an organization that is separate from the Baltimore County Police Department and Baltimore County Government, offers rewards of up to $2,000 for information that leads to the arrest and charges in connection with felony offenses.

CBS Baltimore Staff