Suspect Arrested in 4-year-old’s Death in Dundalk

Homicide detectives with the Baltimore County Police Department have charged 26-year-old Zurail Smith with several counts of child abuse following the death of a 4-year-old child on May 5, 2023.

Amir James was found unresponsive inside a residence located in the Unit block of Sollers Point Road in Dundalk.

Medics transported the child to an area hospital, where he was pronounced deceased. Smith was temporarily caring for the child at the time of his death.

Zurail Smith remains held without bond at the Baltimore County

B.J. Joseph

Benjamin Joesph has covered news in Eastern Baltimore County since 2006. He started as a reporter with the original East County Times in 2006. He started East Baltco News and later in 2022.