Maryland Man Arrested in Shooting Death of Estranged Wife

A Maryland man has been arrested and charged with first and second-degree murder in the killing of his estranged wife, police say.

Prince George's County police said 41-year-old Daron Lincoln Odom, of Oxon Hill, Maryland, shot his estranged wife, 41-year-old Jamila Odom, several times Saturday night.

Officers responded to the 7400 block of Oxon Hill Road about 10:10 p.m. and found Jamila Odom inside of a car suffering from gunshot wounds. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Daron Odom drove to the District IV police station in Oxon Hill and turned himself in after the shooting, police said.

Odom is being held without bond at the Department of Corrections.

Police did not give any information about a possible motive.

"It is again horrific what were seeing this year, so many of the domestic homicides," Prince George's County State's Attorney Angela Alsobrooks said.

Domestic violence has been a priority of her term as state's attorney, she said.

"Drugs and family violence are two areas we have to address," she said.

Police ask that anyone with information call (301) 772-4925 and anonymous callers can call Crime Solvers at 1 (866) 411-TIPS.

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