Man Accused Of Killing Evelyn Player Was Working In Her Church, Attorney Says; Will Plead Not Criminally ResponsibleManzie Smith Jr.'s attorney said Smith suffers from mental health issues and he intends to file a plea of not criminally responsible, Maryland's version of an insanity plea.
Police Used DNA Database To Find Evelyn Player’s Killer; Suspect Had Lengthy Record of Violent Crimes Against WomenAccording to charging documents, Evelyn Player suffered multiple stab wounds, and there were also multiple defensive wounds on her hands: She fought back.
Charging Documents Say Evelyn Player Died Defending Herself, Police Found Suspect Through DNAThe woman's suspected killer, identified as 62-year-old Manzie Smith Jr., was arrested Wednesday.
Baltimore Man, 62, Charged In Murder Of Evelyn PlayerPolice on Thursday identified Manzie Smith, Jr., a 62-year-old Baltimore man with a criminal record, as the suspect in the murder of Evelyn Player, a church volunteer stabbed to death last month.
Who Is Manzie Smith Jr., Man Accused Of Killing 69-Year-Old Evelyn Player?Baltimore police and city officials on Thursday said 62-year-old Manzie Smith Jr. had been arrested and charged with the murder of Evelyn Player, a 69-year-old church staffer who was found dead inside the Southern Baptist Church in East Baltimore last month.
Suspect Arrested In Killing Of Church Employee Evelyn Player, Baltimore Police SayPlayer was found stabbed to death in a bathroom inside the East Baltimore church shortly after 7 a.m. on Nov. 16, about an hour after she let contractors in to perform renovation work inside the church, police said.
Community Says Farewell At Funeral Of Church Employee Evelyn PlayerGovernor Hogan’s office offered a $100,000 reward for information in the case that leads to an arrest and conviction.
Community Remembers Slain Church Employee Evelyn Player At ViewingAs the community waits for answers, scores of people attended a viewing at March Funeral Home on E. North Avenue in Baltimore on Tuesday.
Baltimore Barbers Demand Action After Shooting Spree Kills Two Of Their Own; Reward Increased In 13-Year-Old Girl’s KillingMany in Baltimore are reeling from out-of-control violence.
Police Search For The Killer Involved In A Church HomicideToday was the first Sunday service held since the murder of 69-year-old Evelyn Player.
'I Just Don't Know Why, I May Never Understand Why': Leaders, Members, Loved Ones Hold Prayer Vigil To Honor Evelyn PlayerCity leaders, church members and loved ones gathered outside of Southern Baptist Church to honor 69-year-old Evelyn Player.
'I Just Hope They Get Caught': Person Of Interest Sought In Murder Of Baltimore Church Employee Evelyn PlayerBaltimore City Police now have a person of interest in a murder case that shocked the conscience of the city.
Churchgoers Outraged By Murder Of Baltimore Church EmployeeAuthorities are ratcheting up efforts to find whomever killed Evelyn Player, the 69-year-old Baltimore church employee found dead Tuesday morning inside Southern Baptist Church.
'I Just Miss Her': Daughter Remembers Evelyn Player As Loving & Kind-Hearted, Says She Was A Devoted Member Of Southern Baptist ChurchIt's been a tough 24 hours for Alethea Finch.
Hogan Offers $100K Reward For Information Leading To Arrest Of Evelyn Player's KillerGov. Larry Hogan on Wednesday offered a $100,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect or suspects who killed 69-year-old Evelyn Player, who was found dead inside the Southern Baptist Church in East Baltimore.