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WALDORF, Md. – On October 3, 2023, at approximately 12:17 a.m., police and emergency personnel responded to the 12700 block of Pearson Drive in Waldorf for a reported stabbing.

Upon arrival, crews discovered two victims in a back room of the home with serious injuries. An adult female victim suffering from a stab wound to her neck. The second victim, a male, was located with life-threatening injuries.

CPR was initiated by EMS for the male patient. A MEDEVAC was requested for the female patient.

Firefighters established a nearby landing zone for Maryland State Police Helicopter Trooper 2. The female victim was airlifted to an area trauma center for treatment.

The adult male, identified as Timothy Portzen, 62, of Waldorf, was pronounced deceased on the scene.

The stabbing appears to be an isolated incident.

Detectives are pursuing leads and no additional details are available at this time. Anyone with information may contact Detective Worley at 301-609-6518. Tipsters who want to remain anonymous may contact Charles County Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS. Tips can also be submitted online at or by using the P3Intel mobile app.

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is actively investigating the incident.

We will continue to provide updates as they become available. 

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