Pr. George's Police Investigate Apparent Murder-Suicide

Man and woman found in Chillum Friday

Thursday, Oct 13, 2011  |  Updated 1:21 PM EDT
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Police Investigate Apparent Murder-Suicide

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Prince George's County Police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide case in Chillum this weekend.

Shortly before 3:00 Friday afternoon, police responded to a call regarding a man lying on the ground next to a car in the 600 block of Ray Road, near the Takoma Park border.

When police arrived, they found a man lying next to the car with a gun beside him. Inside the car was a woman with a gunshot wound. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene before police determined that the man also had a gunshot wound, but was still alive. The man was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police have confirmed that the man and woman, whose names have not been released, did have a relationship and a motive is being investigated.

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