Police Ask for Leads in Lansdowne Homicide

The man was found stabbed to death in his home, the Baltimore County Police Department reported.

Willard Dimitri Rykowski (Credit: Baltimore County Police Department)
Willard Dimitri Rykowski (Credit: Baltimore County Police Department)

Baltimore County police said homicide detectives are still looking for the person responsible for killing an 80-year-old Lansdowne man in his home last week.

Willard Dimitri Rykowski, 80, was found on the floor of his residence in the 300 block of Third Avenue on April 22, police said. He was stabbed multiple times, according to police, who said he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Rykowski was last seen at the 8 a.m. mass at St. Clement Church in Lansdowne on April 21, police said.

"Detectives have few leads in the case and are reaching out to the public for help," the Baltimore County Police Department said in an April 29 statement.

Anyone with information may contact Baltimore County police at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

Tips to the Metro Crime Stoppers hotline leading to the arrest and/or indictment of a suspect for a felony crime may qualify for a cash reward of up to $2,000.

Metro Crime Stoppers is also available by texting "MCS" plus the tip to CRIMES (274637) or by submitting an anonymous tip online.


elaine whitmore April 30, 2014 at 09:37 AM
R.I.P. What a tragic and unfair ending for a senior. Step up people if you have any infornation at all!! Unreal that the person or persons responsible,are walking around right now. Smh.


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