12-Year-Old Charged in Murder of 2-Year-Old in Wicomico County


A 12-year-old has been charged in the murder of a 2-year-old that occurred on Jack Drive in Salisbury. The Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office and the Wicomico County Child Advocacy Center have been investigating since the 2-year-old was found not breathing on Saturday. Wicomico County Sheriff Deputies were called to Jack Drive. After speaking with caregivers, the 12-year-old was arrested and taken to the Lower Eastern Shore Children’s Center where he is currently being held.

Additional Information from the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office:

If anyone has any additional information regarding this investigation, please contact the Wicomico County Child Advocacy Center, Detective Schultz at 410-713-3900.

All subjects mentioned in this press release are considered innocent until proven guilty.


* Murder 1st Degree

* Murder 2nd Degree

* Assault 1st Degree

* Assault 2nd Degree

* Reckless Endangerment