One Year Later: UMES Murder Still Unsolved - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

One Year Later: UMES Murder Still Unsolved

Posted:

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. - Nearly one year after UMES Student Edmond St. Clair was murdered on campus, the murder remains unsolved and police continue to look for leads.

Police said it was in the area right around the University Terrace building on the University of Maryland Eastern Shore campus where Edmond St. Clair was stabbed and killed on February 16th, 2013.  Police continue to search for those responsible and in the year since the crime, campus police have worked to ensure something like the stabbing does not happen again.

"We've looked at landscaping, lighting, patrol strategies and anything that may effect the safety on campus," said Ernest Leatherbury, the UMES Police Chief.

State police believe the stabbing occurred during an altercation because St. Clair and a small group of people.  Police were able to recover the weapon but still would like to interview potential witnesses who were in the area as well as drivers in close proximity to the crime scene.  Chief Leatherbury said he, like everyone else on campus is ready to see this case closed.

"As a police officer, we like to see every crime solved.  So if there is frustration, it's in just as a law enforcement officer that we like to see every crime solved," said Leatherbury.

Investigators will be on campus this Homecoming Weekend at UMES searching for any new information or any other potential witnesses to the crime. 

Police investigators continue to need the help of persons both on and off campus who may have information about this crime. Persons with information are urged to contact the Maryland State Police at 410-651-3101, or Crime Solvers at 410-548-1776. Crime Solvers and UMES are offering rewards up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest of the suspect(s).

  • Delmarvawide NewsDelmarvawide NewsMore>>

  • Chincoteague Gearing Up for 89th Annual Pony Swim

    Chincoteague Gearing Up for 89th Annual Pony Swim

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:51 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:51:51 GMT
    Many people are very excited to see the Saltwater Cowboys swim the ponies from Assateague Island to Chincoteague Island tomorrow, and a lot of people have traveled from all over the country to see it.More
    Many people are very excited to see the Saltwater Cowboys swim the ponies from Assateague Island to Chincoteague Island tomorrow, and a lot of people have traveled from all over the country to see it.More
  • Bayhealth and PRMC Form Joint Venture

    Bayhealth and PRMC Form Joint Venture

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:24 PM EDT2014-07-30 01:24:34 GMT
    Delmarva's two largest health systems announced Tuesday they are joining forces.More
    Delmarva's two largest health systems announced Tuesday they are joining forces.
    More
  • Indian River School District Voices Concern Over Immigrant Children

    Indian River School District Voices Concern Over Immigrant Children

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:58 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:58:33 GMT
    In a Monday school board meeting, the Indian River School District voiced concern over the 117 immigrant children who are now being housed in Delaware, as they wait for their deportation hearings. Indian River has the largest hispanic population in the county, and it's board members said that the newcomers could mean problems for the school district. School board member Donald Hattier is the one who recommended that this discussion be put on the meeting's agenda.More
    In a Monday school board meeting, the Indian River School District voiced concern over the 117 immigrant children who are now being housed in Delaware, as they wait for their deportation hearings. Indian River has the largest hispanic population in the county, and it's board members said that the newcomers could mean problems for the school district. School board member Donald Hattier is the one who recommended that this discussion be put on the meeting's agenda.More
Powered by WorldNow

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and WBOC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service