Double Homicide Update 11/15/2017
On Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at approximately 4:44 p.m., Anne Arundel County Northern District officers responded to the 5100 block of Patrick Henry Drive, Brooklyn Maryland for a motor vehicle accident. Upon arrival officers located a silver vehicle on fire that had crashed through a fence and came to rest against a garage. Officers were able to quickly extinguish the flames and observed an unresponsive adult male driver and adult female passenger. Evidence at the scene indicated the occupants of the vehicle had been shot. Fire department personnel arrived on scene and declared both occupants deceased.
Homicide detectives arrived on scene and worked with Evidence Technicians in collecting numerous items of evidentiary value. A canvass of the area was completed where several witnesses were identified and interviewed. The victims were transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for autopsies to be completed.
On Thursday, October 5, 2017, the OCME completed the autopsies on both victims and determined the cause of death as multiple gunshot wounds with the manner being homicide. The adult male was identified as Darrell Antonio Blowe, a thirty four year old male from the 700 block of Peach Orchard Lane, Dundalk, Maryland. The female victim was identified as Kesa Kibibi Baker, a forty four year old female from the 500 block of Baltic Avenue, Baltimore
The Anne Arundel County Police Department is offering up to a ten thousand dollar ($10,000.00) reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the shooting death of Darrell Blowe and Kesa Baker. Homicide detectives are aware witnesses might be more likely to come forward and discuss the event due to the passage of time. Detectives realize relationships change where witnesses may have moved from the area and may be more comfortable with assisting with the investigation.
Detectives have interviewed several witnesses in this case and have received leads in which they are actively pursuing. As the investigation continues to develop the Anne Arundel County Police Department urges anyone with information on the murders of Darrell Blowe and Kesa Baker to contact the Anne Arundel County Homicide Unit at 410-222-4731. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are asked to contact the Anne Arundel County Police Tip Line at 410-222-4700.