(Salisbury, MD) – Maryland State Police arrested a suspect early this morning in connection with the murder of a man in Wicomico County.
The victim is identified as Migail B. Hunter, 41, of the 1000 block of East Road, Salisbury, MD. He was transported to Peninsula Regional Medical Center for injuries where he later succumbed to his injures. The victim was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore for autopsy.
The accused is identified as Latoya B. Elzey, 26, of the 1000 block of East Road, Salisbury, MD. Elzey is charged with first degree murder, second degree murder, first degree assault, second degree assult and reckless endangerment. Elzey also had one outstanding warrant for unauthorized taking of motor vehicle. Elzey was taken into police custody without incident and is currently waiting to be seen by the District Court Commissioner in Wicomico County.
Shortly after 1:00 a.m. this morning, troopers from the Salisbury Barrack were dispatched to the 1000-block of East Road, Salisbury, MD, for a reported stabbing. Troopers met with several witnesses and Elzey who resided with the victim. Hunter had sustained what appeared to be a single stab wound and was transported by EMS personnel to (PRMC) where he later succumbed to his injuries.
The preliminary investigation indicates Hunter and Elzey had an altercation that became physical. This physical altercation resulted in Hunter being stabbed.
Maryland State Police Homicide Unit investigators responded to conduct the investigation. State Police crime scene technicians spent the morning processing the scene for evidence, after a search warrant was obtained. Investigators continue to interview neighbors and family members. A member of the Wicomico County State’s Attorney’s Office responded to the scene and continues to work with investigators. Investigation continues.