Joppa man convicted in 2012 double homicide

BALTIMORE COUNTY, Md: - A Joppa man was convicted of first degree murder Thursday, for the 2012 killings of William Cunningham and Okemia Walls. 

Bryant Walls, 46, of Joppa, Maryland was convicted in Baltimore County Circuit Court.

At approximately 2:30 a.m. on December 2, 2012, Walls kicked in the front door of 24 Venus Court in Parkville. 

With a knife he brought with him, Walls stabbed/cut William  17 times causing. 

Walls then chased Okemia Walls out of the house.  He caught her and stabbed/cut her 25 times.

 The Defendant faces a maximum sentence of Life Without the Possibility of Parole for each murder.  A sentencing date has not yet been set.

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