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One Year Later: UMES Murder Still Unsolved


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).

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