Acquitted: Jury Finds Man Not Guilty in Case of Fatal Severn Stabbing

Jurors have acquitted a man charged in connection with a fatal stabbing that allegedly occured last year.  

According to a statement issued by the Anne Arundel County Police Department on August 28, 2021, 27 year old Dominique Rashad Lewis (pictured on the right) was arrested after Eddie Dawson, Jr, (pictured on the left) was found unresponsive and suffering from apparent trauma on Periwinkle Way in Severn.  The statement said that Dawson had gone to an address in the area in an attempt to confront an ex-girlfriend and her current boyfriend.  "An ensuing assault left him fatally wounded," department officials said in the statement. 

The trial started on March 25 and lasted about six days. On April 1, a verdict of not guilty was returned to the court, online records show.