Baltimore Man Charged In Connection With Fatal Stabbing Of Eastern Shore University Student


Maryland State Police arrested suspect in 2013 Eastern Shore University fatal stabbing Friday.

Approximately 9 p.m. February 16, 2013, 21-year-old Edmond St. Clair was in a vehicle with several others traveling near the Student Services Center on the University of Maryland Eastern Shore campus, when they encountered a group of people walking in the area. St. Clair exited the vehicle and an altercation erupted, with him being stabbed in the torso, according to the report.

Davonta M. BraxtonMedics dispatched to the scene transported St. Clair to a local hospital, where he was later pronounced deceased.

Law enforcement officers canvased the area and found a knife. It was later determined the knife contained DNA matching the suspect who was identified as the suspect.

Through ongoing investigation, detectives were able to identify 25-year-old Davonta M. Braxton of Baltimore as the suspect. Approximately 10:30 a.m. Friday, troopers arrested him on the campus of the university. He has been charged with manslaughter, first- and second-degree assault and second-degree murder.

St. Clair was a student at the university at the time of the incident. According to school records, Braxton is not currently enrolled at the university.

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