Maryland man steals forklift from Lowe’s and fatally mows down lady at Home Depot

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A Maryland man modified into charged with first-degree execute after allegedly stealing a forklift from a Lowe’s Home Enchancment retailer after which working over a girl with it within the nearby automobile automobile parking lot of a Home Depot, authorities acknowledged Monday.

Officers replied to a legend of a burglary and theft in progress at a Lowe’s at about 12:40 a.m. Sunday, the Charles County Sheriff’s Plot of job acknowledged in a advise on Fb.

The suspect, Bryce Caleb Timothy Brown, 20, of Waldorf, “broke into the industry, stole a forklift and rammed it through the rear gates,” in accordance to the sheriff’s administrative center.

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Brown then drove the forklift to a Home Depot, which is about half of 1 mile northeast of the Lowe’s, where he rammed a automobile within the retailer’s automobile automobile parking lot. Interior that automobile, the sheriff’s administrative center acknowledged, modified into a sleeping Gloristine Pinkney, 73, of Waldorf, whom Brown did no longer know.

Pinkney woke up, bought out of the automobile and began working away, the sheriff’s administrative center acknowledged.

“Brown adopted her, struck her with the forklift and ran over her, after which stole the sufferer’s automobile and fled,” in accordance to the sheriff’s administrative center. “Officers who had been investigating the initial burglary at Lowe’s canvassed the placement and noticed the forklift within the Home Depot automobile automobile parking lot. They resulting from this reality chanced on the sufferer below of the forklift; she modified into pronounced deceased on the scene.”

Brown modified into identified as a suspect and arrested Sunday evening, the sheriff’s administrative center acknowledged. He modified into being held with out bond at the county prison, the sheriff’s administrative center acknowledged, on costs that incorporated first-degree execute, 2d-degree execute, assault and theft.

It modified into unclear Monday afternoon whether Brown had retained an legal educated. His kinfolk could perchance no longer be straight reached for advise.

Makes an strive to be successful in Pinkney’s household had been unsuccessful.

Waldorf is about 60 miles south of Baltimore.

Antonio Planas

Antonio Planas is a breaking news reporter for NBC News Digital. 

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