Police Investigating Murder of 21-Year-Old Male in Glen Burnie

March 26, 2021

On Thursday, March 25, 2021, at approximately 4:39 a.m., Anne Arundel County Police responded to the 300 block of Gatewater Court, Glen Burnie, Maryland for a sick/injured person.

Upon arrival an adult male was found unresponsive lying in the parking lot suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Anne Arundel County Fire Department responded to the scene and were unable to revive the individual where he was pronounced deceased.

Homicide detectives along with the Evidence Collection Unit responded to the scene. The victim was positively identified as Jaylin Tyrek King, a twenty-one year old male from the unit block of Melrob Court, Annapolis, Maryland. Several items of evidentiary value were located in the area around the victim’s body. An Anne Arundel County K-9 was summoned to the area and did a further check for items related to the murder of Mr. King.

A canvass was done of the community in which several witnesses were located. The witnesses reported hearing gunfire and then seeing the victim lying in the parking lot. Mr. King was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner so an autopsy could determine the exact cause and manner of death.

This is an active and fluid investigation where the Anne Arundel County Police are urging anyone with information to come forward by calling the Anne Arundel County Homicide Unit at 410-222-4731. If people with information wish to remain anonymous they can also contact the Anne Arundel County Police Tip Line 410-222-4700 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP or Download P3Tips APP and Submit Your TIP or submit by web at www.metrocrimestoppers.org

Jaylin Tyrek King