Baltimore police: College fitness instructor found killed
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police say a college fitness instructor has been found killed inside his apartment in the city’s Midtown.
Police tell news outlets in a statement that officers responding to a suspicious death report had discovered 43-year-old Brendon Michaels dead Thursday afternoon. Police say the medical examiner’s office determined that Michaels was beaten and ruled his death a homicide.
Michaels graduated from Carroll Community College with in 1998 and was hired the next year as a fitness instructor. College president James Ball says in a statement that the campus fitness center coordinator was beloved and would help anyone in need.
The Baltimore Sun reports Michaels won $50,000 in 2011 playing the Maryland Lottery.
Police are still investigating the killing.
Information from: The Baltimore Sun, http://www.baltimoresun.com