62-Year-Old Laurel Man Charged In 40-Year-Old Rape, Murder
May 27, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.
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Howard County Police charged a Laurel Man in a 40-year-old unsolved kidnapping case.
(WJZ) — Howard County Police charged a Laurel Man in a 40-year-old unsolved kidnapping case.
Howard Jackson Bradberry Credit: Howard County police
Howard Jackson Bradberry, 62, of Montgomery Street was arrested at his on May 25 after DNA allegedly linked him the 1982 rape and murder of Laney Lee McGadney.
Bradberry was charged with first- and second-degree murder, first- and second-degree rape and kidnapping. READ MORE: Gov. Larry Hogan Vetoes 18 Bills Involving Tax Hikes, Remote Teaching, Clean Energy And More“We hope that after nearly 40 years, Laney McGadney’s family can have some kind of peace with this arrest,” said Police Chief Lisa Myers.
Her body was discovered later that day in a vacant lot near what is now called Water Lily Way. READ MORE: Baltimore County Police Seek Public's Help Finding Missing Jaden Sipe, 16, of RandallstownLaney Lee McGadney.
Credit: Howard County police
“I applaud the diligent persistence of our police investigators who, after 40 years, have never given up trying to solve this case,” said Howard County Executive Calvin Ball.