$10,000 reward offered in double homicide in Shady Side

Posted at 3:55 PM, Jul 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-07 17:26:23-04

A man and woman in Shady Side were found shot to death and now police are saying the pair was targeted.

Leslie Smith, 48, and Linda McKenzie, 44, lived together on a house boat in the Rock Hold Creek area. Police were called to the area of Scott Town Road at 12:36 a.m. on June 1 for reports of gun shots heard in that area. That's when they found the bodies of Smith and McKenzie. 

The investigation revealed the couple was targeted and they both died from gunshot wounds.

The Anne Arundel County Police Department is offering up to a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons who killed Smith and McKenzie. 

Contact the Anne Arundel County Homicide Unit at 410-222-4731. If you wish to remain anonymous you can also contact the Anne Arundel County Police Tip Line 410-222-4700 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.