OffbeatMaryland woman ‘felt moved’ to give panhandler money before she was stabbed to death, husband says

23:20  04 december  2018
23:20  04 december  2018 Source:   foxnews.com

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BALTIMORE, Maryland -- Police need your help to find two people they say are responsible for the Smith, who was in the passenger seat, rolled down her car window so that she could give the Police say the man stabbed Smith in the torso before he and the female suspect that was holding the sign

A woman in Baltimore was fatally stabbed when she rolled down her window to give a panhandler money . Police say Jacquelyn Smith, 54, walked Investigators tell WMAR-TV, Smith and her family were driving when they noticed a woman who looked about 20 years old. She was carrying a baby

A Maryland woman who “felt moved” to give money to a panhandler early Saturday morning was killed when a man lurking nearby plunged a knife into her chest and fled with her valuables, the woman's husband said.

Keith Smith told the Baltimore Sun his wife, Jacquelyn Smith, wanted to help the woman — who appeared to be holding a baby — early Saturday morning in east Baltimore because she “felt moved to give her some money.” The couple had been dancing hours before the attack and celebrating Keith Smith’s 28-year-old daughter’s birthday.

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A Maryland woman was stabbed to death Saturday after she rolled down the window to give money to a woman who was holding a sign that read The man then allegedly tried to steal Smith’s wallet, leading to a struggle before he plunged a knife into her chest. The man and woman fled the scene

BALTIMORE — Relatives of a Maryland woman who was knifed to death in front of her family while trying to help a panhandler said Monday that she died the way He told The Associated Press that she was in the car with her stepdaughter and her husband when she was fatally stabbed in the torso.

“Something needs to be done, because now you don’t know whether or not you’re going to give and this person’s going to take your life or they’re going to say 'thank you,'” Smith said. “There are some desperate people. They don’t need help; they’re trying to hurt you.”

Jacquelyn Smith was sitting in the front passenger seat when she spotted a woman holding a sign that read, “Please help me feed my baby” around 12:30 a.m. Saturday. She rolled down her window, despite her husband’s reluctance, and handed the woman money.

An unidentified man then approached the vehicle, Jacquelyn believed to thank her for her kindness, but instead stabbed her in the chest, police said. The man and the woman fled the scene with Smith’s pocketbook and necklace, according to her husband.

Maryland woman fatally stabbed after rolling down car window

Maryland woman fatally stabbed after rolling down car window A Good Samaritan who thought she was performing an act of charity was murdered early Saturday morning for her kindness. 

A Harford County woman stabbed to death in east Baltimore early Saturday morning after helping a Baltimore police say the 52-year-old was in the car with her husband and his daughter just after Going in her purse and giving someone some money . Because she ’s the type of person who would

Police need your help to find two people they say are responsible for the stabbing death of a Good Samaritan Saturday morning. This is so sad ..I believe the husband kill her and trying to put it on harmless people's.the story he telling don't add up.if they don't check into his lie he gonna get

“This girl actually said, ‘God bless you [as she left],’” Keith Smith told the newspaper.


He rushed his wife to the hospital, but she was pronounced dead two hours later.

Police are still looking for the assailant — described as being in his 30s and about 6-feet tall with a goatee — and the woman he was with, who appeared to be in her 20s, was about 5-foot-4 and was last seen wearing a brown jacket.

“They’re using this ruse as panhandlers to get the attention of their would-be victims,” Baltimore interim police commissioner Gary Tuggle said. “We also want to caution the public about engaging with panhandlers and recognizing that not all of them have honest intent. Not all of them have real need.”

Jacquelyn, 52, was an electrical engineer at Aberdeen Proving Ground.

“She was a very strong lady, very strong personality,” Miriam Tatuem, the pastor of a church Smith attended, told the Baltimore Sun. “If she believed in something, she believed in it — she was one of those kind of people who was 'ride-or-die.'”

Tateum added: “She was always a good helper. Whatever her little hands found to do, she would do it. She was a very giving person.”

Anyone with information is urged to call Baltimore police at 410-396-2221 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7lockup.

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