On February 19, 2013 at 3:30 A.M. police units responded to a residence on Douglas Court in Great Mills for the report of a suspicious person. Upon arrival police units encountered a man who was nude. The man advised he had been inside a residence visiting a woman when he was approached by a man he described as the homeowners ex-husband. A struggle ensued, the man stated he had been assaulted by the ex-husband who is thought to have entered the residence by breaking a window to the rear of the house. The man fled the residence to a house on Terrace Court for help. Police units checked the area of the residence on Douglas Court, where the struggle ensued and discovered a female lying in the rear yard of the residence deceased. BCI was notified and assumed the investigation.
Detectives are currently on the scene conducting the investigation. Multiple interviews are being done at this time and a person of interest has been located at Kingfisher Court, in Great Mills and taken into custody however no formal charges have been filed at this time. The deceased will be transported to the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Baltimore where an autopsy will be performed to determine the cause and manner of death. The names of the victims are not being released at this time.