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Monday, May 16, 2011

Arrest in Murder at the Ramada Inn - Maryland Murder Attorney

Arrest in Murder at the Ramada Inn: "Baltimore County, Md. (May 16, 2011) - Baltimore County Police have arrested and charged Ricardo Anthony Beckford, 24, of the 3400-block of W. Northern Parkway, 21215 with a homicide that occurred at a Precinct 4/ Pikesville hotel over the weekend.

On May 13 at approximately 11:17 p.m., officers responded to the Ramada Inn in the 1700-block of Reisterstown Road, 21208 for a shots fired call. Officers found Richard Francis, 31, of the 2500-block of Edgecombe Circle, 21215, lying in the parking lot suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.

Detectives were able to determine that there was an argument between Richard Francis and Ricardo Beckford, who were acquaintances, shortly before the homicide. The victim left the hotel and entered his vehicle, which was parked outside the lobby. Ricardo Beckford pulled his vehicle beside the victim, and fired a handgun into Richard Francis’ car, fatally wounding him.

Ricardo Beckford was charged with first degree murder and is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center."

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