On May 24, at approximately 5:40 p.m., officers with the Baltimore Police Department (BPD) responded to a residence on the 5000 block of Belair Road to investigate a wellness check call.
Upon arrival, officers observed an unresponsive female with signs of trauma. Medics responded and pronounced the victim deceased on the scene.
The victim was later identified as 31-year-old Shawnika Deniton.
Homicide detectives responded and assumed control over the investigation.
Detectives are asking anyone with information to contact them at 410-396-2100 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7Lockup.Notifications are not yet available for this specific case. Please check back later for updates. Thank you.