HAGERSTOWN -- A Hagerstown man was arrested Thursday in connection with the Oct. 31 stabbing death of Billy Lee Black near his Hagerstown home, according to a Hagerstown Police Department press release.
Alec Scott Eger, 19, of 15 Berner Ave., is charged with first-degree murder and felony murder in the death of Black, 47, of Church Street, Sgt. Paul J. Kifer said.
Eger also is charged with robbery, first- and second-degree assault, carrying a concealed weapon, carrying a weapon to cause injury and theft, Kifer said.
Eger confronted Black Oct. 31 about 5:30 a.m. as Black was leaving his house to go to work, Kifer said.
Kifer said Eger accused Black of physically abusing Black's 15-year-old daughter, whom Kifer described as a friend of Eger's. Kifer said police have not confirmed any allegations of abuse.