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Two dead in murder-suicide overnight in Harwood

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Posted at 5:48 AM, Aug 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-13 17:14:23-04

HARWOOD, md. — On Thursday night, around 10:27 p.m., a murder-suicide left two dead in the 4700 block of Flanders Lane at Sands Road in Harwood.

911 callers reported hearing several gunshots and someone screaming. Officials say when they arrived, they found a woman dead and a male suspect suffering from gunshot wounds.

That man was taken into custody and later died.

Police are not revealing if there is a relationship between the two deceased.

Authorities have not yet released a motive.

This appears to be an isolated incident. There are no public safety risks in the community stemming from this incident.

Their identities are pending next of kin notifications and are likely to be released later today.

This is an active investigation. Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call the Anne Arundel County Homicide Unit at 410-222-4731. Individuals with information who wish to remain anonymous are asked to contact the Anne Arundel County Police Tip Line at 410-222-4700 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP or Download P3Tips APP and Submit Your TIP or submit by web at www.metrocrimestoppers.org.