BALTIMORE -- (WBFF) -- Baltimore City Police say they have charged a teenager as an adult for the rape and murder of an elderly woman. Tyrone Harvin, 14, is being held without bail in the August death of 83-year-old Dorothy Neal.
On August 29, 2018, a concerned neighbor contacted police regarding the well-being of 83 year-old Dorothy Mae Neal. Neighborhood friends grew concerned after not seeing her for days. Dorothy Mae Neal was found inside her apartment unresponsive and the victim of an apparent assault. Dorothy Mae Neal was hospitalized, and was pronounced dead August 30.
In Maryland, minor suspects 14 years of age and older can be charged as adults for such major offenses, the Washington Post reports.