Maryland State Police are looking for three people in connection with the death of a UMES student who was stabbed during a fight on campus Saturday night.
Troopers and University Police say just after 9 o'clock Saturday night, a man ran up to a campus police officer and said his brother had been stabbed. The officer then found 21-year-old Edmond St. Clair of Severn, Maryland lying on the ground next to his girlfriend's car, bleeding from his chest. St. Clair was rushed to Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, but was pronounced dead just after 9:30 p.m. Police learned that St. Clair had been a passenger in his girlfriend's car as his brother was driving through campus when they came across a group of people walking in the street. That's when police say the fight broke out, and St. Clair was stabbed. UMES students were alerted to the stabbing through the school's security alert system.
Police believe the fight and stabbing was related to an ongoing dispute, and not a random assault. The attackers are described as three African-American men in their late teens or early 20's. Anyone with information is asked to call the Maryland State Police Princess Anne Barracks at (443) 260-3700.
Return to: WGMD Local News Blog